Ms Védís Eva Guðmundsdóttir > Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners > Reykjavik, Iceland > Lawyer Profile

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners
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Work Department

Main Practice Areas: Litigation and dispute resolution. Constitutional law. International human rights law. EEA/EU law. Intellectual property and copyright law. Natural resources and property.


Partner and Attorney at Law.


Réttur – Aðalsteinsson & Partners, Reykjavík, 2020-.

Oral pleadings before the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR, Strasbourg, 2019.

EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA), Brussels 2017-2019 and 2021-2022 (on leave from Rettur).

EFTA Court, Luxembourg, 2015.

Mörkin lögmannsstofa/Jonsson and Hall Law Firm, Reykjavík 2011-2017 and 2019-2020.


Icelandic, English, Norwegian, Danish.


Member of the Legal Committee of the Bar Associaton 2020-2021.

Student representative at the Faculty of Law of the University of Iceland, 2012-2014.

Head of Student Council Elections for the University of Iceland, 2013.

Various work for the Student Council of the University of Iceland, 2010-2012.


Course at the Academy of European Law (ERA) on European Intellectual Property Law 2022.

DPO Certification from Maastricht Universtity, the Netherland 2018.

Admitted to the Bar Association of Iceland, 2017.

Magister juris, University of Iceland, 2015.

University of Copenhagen 2013-2014.

LL.B, University of Iceland, 2012.

Major in language and culture, Akureyri Junior College, 2008

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 > EEA and competition

(Firms to watch)

Réttur – Adalsteinsson & Partners‘ rapidly growing team is spearheaded by Védís Eva Guðmundsdóttir, who joined from the EFTA Surveillance Authority in September 2022.

Iceland > TMT and IP

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.