Mr Erlendur Gislason > LOGOS > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Aviation Law and Aircraft Financing • Construction and Real Estate • Financial Restructuring • Public Procurement.




Supreme Court Attorney Erlendur Gislason has been a Partner at LOGOS since 2000 after being with LOGOS’ predecessor, Aðalsteinsson & Partners, since 1991 and Partner from 1998.


English, Spanish, Danish.


The Icelandic Bar Association • European Air Law Association • Spanish-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce.


Erlendur graduated from the University of Iceland with a cand.jur. degree in 1991, and qualified as an Attorney in 1992. He studied European and Aviation Law at Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona from 1996-1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Maritime and transport

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur GislasonLOGOS

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 partnerErlendur 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.

Iceland > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur GislasonLOGOS

LOGOS handles a broad range of real estate mandates, including property developments, commercial leases and related tax issues; in a recent highlight, the team advised Hraunbyggd on financing, planning and purchasing matters regarding the development of a 2300 apartment neighbourhood in the municipality of Hafnarfjörður. Team leader Hjordis Halldorsdottir, who specialises in public procurement work, boosts the practice’s capability in construction and real estate disputes, alongside transactional partner Benedikt Egill Arnason. Aviation specialist Erlendur Gislason is another key member of the team.