Reykjavík

Svanhvít Axelsdóttir

Attorney at Law, Senior Associate

Svanhvít is an attorney at law, licensed to practice before the Court of Appeal. She is an experienced litigator and her main areas of expertise are Administrative Law, Insurance and Torts, Employment and Labour Law. Svanhvít worked at LOGOS’ predecessor, the Counsel Office before she joined LOGOS in 2000. She started working at the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Local Government in 2006 and joined LOGOS again in 2009. Svanhvít is an alternate member of the Reykjavik Child Protection Agency and was appointed an Official Spectator of the Icelandic Football Pools between 1998-2006. Furthermore, she was a chairman of the Complaint Board of SAF and NS between 2006-2009.


Experience
  • LOGOS Legal Services, 2009-
  • Ministry of Transport, Communications and Local Government, 2006-2009
  • LOGOS legal services, 2000-2006
  • The Counsel Office, 1999
Education
  • Licence to practise before the Court of Appeal, 2019
  • District Court Attorney, 1995
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur., 1988