Our Team

Davíð Örn Sveinbjörnsson

Career

2011 -

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2015-

Adjunkt Lecturer at University of Iceland

2012-2015

Lecturer at University of Iceland

2011, 2014

Lecturer at Bifrost University

2010

Temporary Officer at the Permanent Mission of Iceland to the UN

2008-2010

Independent Consultant

2008

Teaching assistant at University of Iceland

2005-2008

Legal Department of Reykjavik Energy

Education

2010

LL.M. in International Law from Georgetown University, School of Law

2009

University of Iceland, Mag.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

International Trade, Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Intellctual Property Law and IT, Claims and Contractual Law, Administrative Law, Insurance Law

Languages

English, Danish, Norwegian

Testing

Dóra Sif Tynes

Career

2011-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2013-2016

Head of Legal Services at the European Free Trade Association

2009-2011

DST ráðgjöf - Partner

2004-2009

General Counsel at Teymi / Vodafone Iceland

2001-2004

Legal Officer at EFTA Surveillance Authority

2000

Auxiliaire at DG Competition

1997-1999

Associate at Law Offices Garðastræti 17

Education

2000

LL.M. in European and Comparative Law from European University Institute, Italy

1997

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

International Trade, EEA and European Law, Corporate Law, Communications Law, Competition Law and State Aid

Languages

Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, Italian, French, German

Guðmundur Siemsen

Career

2006-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2003-2006

Kopavogur Sheriff's Office

Education

2003

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Litigation and Judicial Procedure, Property Rights and Zoning, Administrative Law, Public Procurement, Construction Law and Invitations to Tender

Languages

English, Danish

Hulda Katrín Stefánsdóttir

Career

2018-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2014-2108

KPMG

Education

2014

Reykjavik University, ML in Law

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy, Due diligence, Labour Law, Claims and Contractual Law

Languages

English

Íris Dögg Jónsdóttir

Education

2019

Accredited Bookkeeper

Kristinn Hallgrímsson

Career

1988 -

ADVEL Attorneys at Law and predecessors – Partner

1985 - 1988

Law Office - Jón Ólafsson and Skúli Pálsson

1977 - 1985

Tíminn (later NT) - Journalist and later News Editor

Education

1985

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The Supreme Court

The Appeal Court

The District Courts

Practice areas

Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Financial Restructuring, Loan Agreements and Corporate Financing, Bankruptcy and Composition, Mergers and Acquisitions

Félags- og trúnaðarstörf

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Board Member of Borgey hf. 1994-1996

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Olíuverslun Íslands hf. 1994-1996

Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the National Press Association from 2003 for several years

Member of the Government‘s Committee on the execution of referenda in 2004

Member of the Minister of Education‘s Committee on Icelandic Meda 2004-2005

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kjalar ehf. 2005-2011

Member of the Council of Ministers 2006-2010.

Member of the Committee on the execution of privatisation 2007-2008.

Óskar Norðmann

Career

1996-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law and predecessors - Partner

1991-1996

Reykjavikurborg

Education

1991

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Labour Law, Claims and Contractual Law, Administrative Law

Ragnheiður Þorkelsdóttir

Career

2008-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2005-2008

DP lawyers / DP real estate

2003-2005

Directorate of Internal Revenue

2001-2003

Directorate of Customs

Education

2003

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Bankruptcy and Composition, Corporate Governance

Languages

English

Sigurður Rúnar Birgisson

Career

2019-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2013-2018

Gjaldheimtan ehf.

Education

2016

University of Iceland, Mag.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Claims and Contractual Law, Administrative Law, Bankruptcy

Languages

English, Spanish

Sigurður Valgeir Guðjónsson

Career

2010-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2008-2010

Capacent Glazier hf. - Partner

2006-2008

Glitnir Bank, Director Investment Banking

2004-2006

Kaupthing Bank Luxembourg, Senior Lawyer

1999-2004

Kaupthing Bank, Senior Lawyer

Education

1999

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Financial Restructuring, Loan Agreements and Corporate Financing

Languages

English

Snorri Stefánsson

Career

2014-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2012-2014

LOGOS Legal Services

2006-2012

Icelandic Competition Authority

Education

2009

Certified Securities Broker

2006

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

2006

University of Iceland, B.A. Economics

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

Competition law and State Aid, Corporate law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Administrative Law

Languages

English, Danish

Stefán Þór Ingimarsson

Career

2009-

ADVEL Attorneys at Law

2000-2004

Fulltingi Legal Services

1999

Lögvísi law firm

1998

VÍS insurance company

Education

2006-

Ph.D. research., Business Law Department, Tilburg University

2005

LL.M. International Economic and Business Law, Groningen University (cum laude)

1999

University of Iceland, Cand.jur.

Admitted to practice before

The District Courts

Practice areas

International Trade, Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy Services, Loan Agreements and Corporate Financing, Insurance Law, Corporate Governance

Languages

English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch

Phone & email

Address

Laugavegur 182 – 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Laugavegur 182
– 105 Reykjavík