London

Guðmundur J. Oddsson Solicitor, hdl.

Partner - Head of London office

Gudmundur is nominated as a Leading Lawyer in financial and corporate law in IFLR1000 and has been ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for many years. Gudmundur specialises in cross border transactions primarily M&A, private equity and finance and has acted on the great majority of larger cross border transactions in and out of Iceland for the last 10 years. Gudmundur has further led some of the most complex and high value cross border litigation matters concerning Iceland and various other jurisdictions.


Experience
  • LOGOS Legal Services, head of London office since 2005
  • Actavis Group hf. 2004-2005
  • LOGOS legal services 2000-2004
  • Adalsteinsson & partners 1999
Education
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales 2011
  • Registered European Lawyer 2006
  • Licenced Securities Broker 2001
  • District Court Attorney 2000
  • University of Oslo, Nordplus Scholar, 1999
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur. 1999
Languages
  • English
Teaching
  • Lecturer at both the University of Iceland and Reykjavik University, mostly in corporate law and securities regulation
Other Activities
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce since 2009
  • Chairman of Codex Legal Publishing 2004-2006
  • Editor in Chief of the University of Iceland Law Journal in 1998
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Law Students Association 1997-1998
  • Has been a director of various companies, both domestic and international