Mr Einar Baldvin Axelsson > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Einar Baldvin Axelsson
Maritime and Transport • Insurance • Tort • Litigation and Arbitration.
Supreme Court Attorney Einar Baldvin has been a Partner at LOGOS since 2000 after being with LOGOS’ predecessor, the Counsel Office, between 1991-1999.
The Icelandic Bar Association • The Icelandic Maritime Law Association • The Icelandic Real Estate and Vessel Brokers Association.
Einar Baldvin graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1991 and qualified as an Attorney in 1992 and a Supreme Court Attorney in 2000. He received his LL.M. in Maritime Law from the University of London in 1993. He is a Certified Real Estate and Vessel Broker since 2002.
LOGOS’ caseload includes complex employment disputes including claims relating to contract terminations, unions, discrimination and unfair dismissals, as well as non-contentious matters pertaining to employment contracts, business reorganisations and work permits. The team is particularly active in employment litigation and represented Deloitte in several unfair dismissal and compensation cases, in addition to acting for Verne Global in a dispute with the Union of Electrical Workers concerning collateral agreements. Olafur Eiriksson, who is a key contact for employee work and union disputes, leads the practice group and is supported by Einar Baldvin Axelsson.
LOGOS’ shipping and transport practice advises key clients, including Eimskipafelag Islands and its subsidiaries Eimskip Island, TVG-Zimsen and Gara, on the full scope of contentious and non-contentious matters spanning contracts of carriage, personal injury matters, salvage issues, cargo claims, shipbuilding contracts and charter party contracts. Practice co-head Einar Baldvin Axelsson specialises in maritime and transport law, while ‘hands-on partner’ Erlendur Gislason oversees the firm’s ‘highly experienced aviation team’. In this space, the group advises local airlines, aircraft owners, lessors and banks on aircraft acquisitions, leasings and financing matters.
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- Banking, finance and capital markets
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- Dispute resolution
- EEA and competition
- Maritime and transport
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency
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