Mrs Hjordis Halldorsdottir > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

LOGOS
EFSTALEITI 5
103 REYKJAVIK
Iceland

Work Department

Partner - Corporate

Position

Main practice areas are adminstrative and development law, banking and finance, corporate finance and capital markets, construction and real estate, energy law, financial restructuring, IT and IP, media and entertainment, litigation and arbitration, and public procurement. Hjordis has long been ranked among Iceland‘s leading lawyers in the field of information technology law as well as in the field of intellectual property rights. For several years she has also been the leading legal advisor for a number of major Icelandic corporations in diverse industries, ranging from construction and aluminum to technology. In recent years her litigation practice has grown substantially, and she has been the lead counsel in landmark cases involving a wide variety of commercial and financial disputes.

Career

Hjordis joined LOGOS in 1999 and became a Partner in 2006. She was previously with the Ministry of Agriculture from 1998-1999.

Languages

English and Scandinavian languages.

Memberships

The Icelandic Bar Association. The Copyright Association of Iceland.

Education

Hjordis graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1998, and qualified as an Attorney in 1999. She received her LL.M. in Law and IT from Stockholm University in 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > TMT and IP

(Leading individuals)

Hjördís HalldórsdóttirLOGOS legal services

IT expert Hjördís Halldórsdóttir leads the TMT and IP team at LOGOS legal services, which handles trade mark and patent litigation, and also has significant experience in data protection matters. Representing major clients in the entertainment field, the group also assists with copyright issues, counterfeiting disputes and franchising agreements. In a recent highlight, the group represented Síminn in a case filed by IHM claiming that a distribution package exceeded its original terms. Áslaug Björgvinsdóttir is a key contact for European IP legislation.

Iceland > Real estate and construction

Led by public procurement specialist Hjördís Halldórsdóttir, the real estate and construction team at LOGOS legal services handles transactions, property developments, commercial leases, financing work and tax issues. The group also has a strong track record in dispute resolution and successfully represented IAV in court proceedings against the creditor of a bankrupt estate. Benedikt Egill Árnason is recommended for energy sector work, while Erlendur Gíslason is the name to note for debt settlements.