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 > TMT and IP

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners excels in the intellectual property and trade mark space, where the team acts for its broad bench of clients on trade mark, copyright and distribution of rights matters arising out of the technology, media and fintech sectors. Key clients for the group include The Icelandic Writer’s Union and Monerium. Department head and seasoned intellectual property practitioner Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir frequently represents leading arts institutions, while Ragnar Aðalsteinsson specialises in complex litigation and is recommended for the enforcement of IP rights in the arts sector.

Iceland > Dispute resolution

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners handles the full range of domestic and cross-border dispute resolution matters, and is regularly instructed on top-end financial liability and commercial litigation. The firm retains its strong reputation for fundamental rights cases and continues to be engaged on high-profile freedom of speech, right to privacy and healthcare cases. In recent work, the group represented candidates to parliament in a dispute regarding the legitimacy of a contested recount in the 2021 elections, and filed applications to the European Court of Human Rights. Sigurður Örn Hilmarsson and Sigrún Ingibjörg Gísladóttir jointly lead the team.