Mr Einar Baldvin Axelsson > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Partner - Corporate


Main practise areas are maritime and transport, insurance, tort, litigation and financial restructuring and insolvency. He is a leading lawyer in maritime and transport law in Iceland and has advised clients on all aspects of maritime and transport law for over twenty years. Einar Baldvin has considerable experience in litigation, both before the District Courts and the Supreme Court of Iceland. Einar Baldvin is a Chairman of the Board of the Icelandic Maritime Law Association and lecturer in Maritime law at the Reykjavík University.


Einar Baldvin joined LOGOS in 1991 and became a Partner in 1995.




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. 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.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Maritime and transport

(Leading individuals)

Einar Baldvin AxelssonLOGOS legal services

Einar Baldvin Axelsson and Erlendur Gíslason jointly lead the maritime and transport practice at LOGOS legal services, and specialise in shipping and aviation mandates respectively. On the marine side, the team handles cargo and salvage claims, vessel sales and purchases, and international shipbuilding agreements. For its roster of aviation-related clients, which includes Icelandair and Icelease, the group advises on aircraft acquisitions, leasing issues and finance work.

Iceland > Employment

The employment team at LOGOS legal services is led by litigation specialist Ólafur Eiríksson, and handles contracts, restructuring issues and disputes with employees; the practice also advises on remuneration schemes, work permits and collective bargaining agreements. Key sector strengths for the team include assisting companies in the aviation, fishing, pharmaceuticals, telecoms and finance industries; it recently represented Deloitte in a claim for unfair dismissal. Einar Baldvin Axelsson is the name to note for matters involving maritime workers.