Othar Örn Petersen

Attorney at Law, Counsel

  • LOGOS Legal Services since 2000
  • Adalsteinsson and Partners 1990-2000
  • Private practice 1976-1990
  • Manager for the Icelandic Contractors Association 1976-1984
  • Lawyers at Vesturgata 17, 1972-1974
  • Supreme Court Attorney 1981
  • University of Minnesota, MA in American Legal Institution 1976
  • District Court Attorney 1973
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur. 1972
  • English
  • Danish
  • Lecturer at Reykjavik University Faculty of Law since 2003
  • Lecturer at the University of Iceland Faculty of Law since 1980
  • Several lectures on construction and public procurement law, both domestically and abroad
  • Enforcement of Money Judgements 2002 and Attachment of Assets 2002
  • Co-author on Iceland in Dispute Resolution Methods 1994
  • Few words on liquidated damages in Ulfljotur, an Icelandic law review 1990
Other Activities
  • Member of a committee to decide on wage terms for government employees 1997-1999 
  • Member of various committees for the Icelandic Bar Association and auditor for the association for several years
  • Chairman of a committee to review regulations on taxicabs 1986, appointed by Secretary of Transportation
  • Member of a committee on public procurement 1984-1986, appointed by Secretary of Treasury
  • Vice-chairman for SAA 1984-1985
  • Chairman of the building committee for building a treatment clinic for SAA 1981-1983
  • Has been a member of the board of various domestic companies