Ms Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir > Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners
Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir photo

Work Department

Main Practice Areas: Litigation and dispute resolution. Constitutional law. International human rights law. Intellectual property and copyright law.


Partner and Appeal Court Attorney.


Réttur- Aðalsteinsson & Partners from 2016.

Forum lawyers 2011-2015.

Embassy of Iceland in Brussels 2011-2012.

Landsbankinn 2008-2010.


Icelandic, English, French.


Board member of the Human Rights Institute of the University of Iceland 2018-.

Board Member of Alliance Française in Iceland 2018-.

Chairperson of the Refugee Committee (Ministry of Welfare) 2017-2018.

Alternative Member of Parliament 2016-2017.

Board Member of Icelandic Student Services, 2014-2015.

Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, Washington DC 2011.

President of Vaka, the Democratic student’s association 2009-2010.

University Council of the University of Iceland, student representative 2008-2010.

Student Council of the University of Iceland 2008-2010.

Editorial Board of Úlfljótur Law Review 2008-2010.


Appeal Court Attorney, 2019.

Harvard Law School, LL.M, 2016.

Attorney to the District Courts, 2013.

University of Iceland, Mag. jur. 2012.

University of Iceland, BA in law 2010.

École Jeannine Manuel, International Baccalaureate 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Iceland > Dispute resolution

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners represents a diverse client base in a range of high-stakes cases, including commercial litigation on behalf of leading corporate groups, as well as criminal cases and matters concerning human rights issues. Jointly leading the department are Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir, a seasoned litigator with experience before the European Court of Human Rights; Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson, an expert in commercial, property, and constitutional law; and Védís Eva Guðmundsdóttir, who is noted for her strength in litigating cases with a cross-border dimension. The team additionally includes Katrín Oddsdóttir, who is a thought leader on matters of human rights, immigration rights, and the protection of the environment.

Iceland > TMT and IP

(Next Generation Partners)

Sigrún Ingibjörg GísladóttirRéttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners fields a notable TMT and IP team, with a penchant for representing artists, authors and screenwriters, as well as their respective unions. Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir, who is highly prominent in the arts sector and acts on behalf of groups such as the Iceland Symphony and the Writer’s Association, co-leads the department alongside Védís Eva Guðmundsdóttir, who is an IP specialist with key strength in contentious matters.