Mr Olafur Eiriksson > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Construction and real estate • Dispute resolution and litigation • Employment and labour law • Financial restructuring and insolvency • Insurance and torts




Supreme Court Attorney Olafur Eiriksson joined LOGOS in 2006 and became a Partner in 2009. He was previously with Hafnarfjordur Law Firm from 1995-2006.


English • Danish


The Icelandic Bar Association


Olafur graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1999, qualified as an Attorney in 2000 and a Supreme Court Attorney in 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Ólafur Eiríksson – LOGOS

LOGOS‘ team acts for a prestige client list of domestic and multinational clients on both contentious and non-contentious mandates. Areas of expertise for the team include employment contracts, restructurings, and work permits, as well as whistleblowing cases, claims of bullying, and other complex employment disputes. Department head Ólafur Eiríksson, who was appointed as a judge in the Icelandic Labour Court in 2022, is described as ‘exceptional’ by clients. Eiríksson supplements his employment practice with coverage of white collar crime, tort and bankruptcy law. Highly experienced senior associate Svanhvít Axelsdóttir is also a name to note.

Iceland > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

Ólafur EiríkssonLOGOS

LOGOS fields a team with expertise in all forms of litigation, with a strong record before courts of all levels, including the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and the European Court of Human Rights. The group works as part of the firm’s full-service offering to provide comprehensive support, with areas of strength including contentious insolvencies, competition damages claims, construction damages claims, and corporate investigations. Team lead Heiðar Ásberg Atlason is a leading name for bankruptcy law, financial restructurings, and contract law. Other key team members include competition law specialists Halldór Brynjar Halldórsson and Helga Óttarsdóttir, as well as Supreme Court attorney Ólafur Eiríksson, whose practice covers white-collar crime, tort, and employment law.

Iceland > Restructuring and insolvency

LOGOS advises on the full range of insolvency matters, and is a leading name in the market for the financial restructuring of businesses and financial institutions, with experience in advising on complex cross-border matters spanning global jurisdictions. The group has diverse sector expertise, and has advised distressed enterprises across the private equity, telecoms and shipping industries, among others. Heiðar Ásberg Atlason leads the department, and covers all areas of bankruptcy law and financial restructuring; he is supported by managing partner Benedikt Egill Árnason, who is experienced in restructurings, and litigator Ólafur Eiríksson. Senior associate Katla Lovísa Gunnarsdóttir is also a key name to note.