Reykjavík

Jón Elvar Guðmundsson

Attorney at Law, Partner

Supreme Court Attorney Jón Elvar holds an LL.M. degree in International Tax Law from Leiden University. His main areas of expertise are Tax Law, Financial Restructuring, Corporate Law and Corporate Consulting. Jón Elvar has presented numerous cases before the tax authorities and all three levels of courts. He has lectured and supervised master’s theses at the University of Iceland, Faculty of Law, Reykjavik University, Faculty of Law and Bifröst University. Jón Elvar joined LOGOS in 2006 and became a partner in 2008.


Experience
  • LOGOS Legal Services, 2006-
  • Lög law office/Taxis law, 2001-2004 and 2005-2006

Education
  • Supreme Court Attorney, 2018
  • Leiden University, Holland, LL.M. with honors in International Taxation, 2005
  • District Court Attorney, 2002
  • Certified Stock Broker, 2001
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur., 2001
Publications
  • Chapter on Icelandic cross border merger taxation in ECJ - Recent Developments on Direct Taxation 2013
  • Tax residence of individuals in Iceland, in Lögrétta, law students journal 2008
  • Chapter on Iceland in The EU and Third Countries: Direct Taxation, 2007
  • European Tax Law in the Relations with the EFTA Countries, InterTax, February 2006 (based on final LL.M. paper awarded the best paper of 2004-2005)
  • Methods for elimination of double taxation in Lögrétta, law students journal 2006
  • Author of the report of the Chamber of Commerce, Double Taxation, from 2005