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Lex Law Offices

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Attorney, LL.M – Partner


LEX since 2019
DLA Piper, Luxembourg, 2018-2019
Juris, 2011 – 2018
Landsbanki Islands hf. (Winding-up Board) 2009 – 2011
Arion bank, 2011

Admitted to Practice before the District Courts 2015


English, Danish, German


The Icelandic Bar Association


LL.M (Law & Techology), UC Berkely 2018
Master of Law from University of Reykjavík 2013

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Employment

Lex Law Offices provides clients with the full suite of employment services, including handling due diligence work, compensation schemes, and employment agreements, in addition to advising employers on cases of harassment, wrongful termination, and the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements. The department has a track record in acting for international clients operating within Iceland, while also catering to a broad domestic client base, including the Municipality of Árborg. Arnar Þór Stefánsson leads the department, and is experienced in representing public entities, businesses and individuals in litigation. Garðar Víðir Gunnarsson and Lára Herborg Ólafsdóttir are also key members of the team.

Iceland > EEA and competition

Lex Law Offices fields a team with comprehensive competition law expertise, with particular aptitude in relation to M&A issues. The group is highly experienced in merger notices and communication with competition authorities, and has a track record of working across a number of sectors. Competition law specialist Eyvindur Sólnes leads the team alongside Lára Herborg Ólafsdóttir, whose focus is on public procurement law. Eva Margrét Ævarsdóttir and Guðrún Lilja Sigurðardóttir both made partner in early 2023.

Iceland > TMT and IP

(Next Generation Partners)

Lára Herborg Ólafsdóttir – Lex Law Offices

Lex Law Offices has a long history in the IP and IT spaces, and fields a team praised by clients for its ‘strong sense of professionalism and integrity’. The department has broad IT sector strength, and acts for a client base of software and telecoms companies and financial institutions, in addition to comprehensive IP expertise across trade marks, patents, and portfolio management issues. The ‘highly professional’ Erla Árnadóttir co-leads the department alongside Lára Herborg Ólafsdóttir; Árnadóttir is a specialist in IP and IT matters, with further expertise in GDPR work, while Ólafsdóttir is a key contact for public procurement law and acts for prominent multinational technology companies. Senior associate María Kristjánsdóttir is an expert in IP law, and acts as managing director at firm subsidiary, IP boutique GH Sigurgeirsson IP.