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


Work Department

Partner - Corporate


Main practice areas are aviation law, construction and real estate, financial restructuring and insolvency, and public procurement. His primary practice areas are aviation law and aircraft finance. Erlendur is a leading aviation lawyer in Iceland and regularly advises airlines and financiers on all aspects of different aircraft leasing structures, aircraft acquisitions and aircraft financing, as well as aircraft and mortgage registrations in Iceland.


Erlendur has been a partner of LOGOS since 2000.  He was previously with Law Firm Borgartun 24 from 1991-1999.


English, Spanish and 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 GíslasonLOGOS 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 > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Erlendur GíslasonLOGOS legal services

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.