Reykjavík

Gunnar Sturluson hrl., LL.M.

Partner

Gunnar has been nominated as a leading lawyer in financial and corporate law in IFLR1000 since 2004, most recently in 2013 and as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Partners since 2002, most recently as Eminent Practitioner in Chambers Global 2014. He became partner in 1995, and was Managing Partner from 2001-2013. Gunnar has long standing experience in advising clients on M&A transactions, as well as on competition law and corporate law. His clients are both international companies as well as domestic ones, in the shipping, aviation and tourist industries, fishing, financial markets and engineering. Gunnar has served as a board member of various companies and institutions.


Experience
  • LOGOS Legal Services since 2000, Managing Partner 2001-2013
  • Counsel office 1992-1999, partner
Education
  • Supreme Court Attorney 1999
  • University of Amsterdam, LL.M. in European law and International Trade law 1995
  • District Court Attorney 1993
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur. 1992
Languages
  • English
Teaching
  • Lecturer in competition law at the University of Iceland Faculty of Law 1995-2007
Other Activities
  • Chairman of the board of The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service from May 2016
  • President of FEIF, the International Federation of Icelandic Horse Associations since January 2014
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Icelandic Dance Company, appointed by the Minister of Education
  • Vice-chairman of The Icelandic Equestrian Association 2010-2012
  • Elected by Parliament as a member for the Parliamentary Elections Committee in 2013
  • Chairman of the Election Committee for The Federation of Trade & Services 2008-2012
  • Chairman of Snæfellingur, equestrian club, 2008-2012 
  • Alternate member of the Board of The Icelandic Chamber of Commerce 2007-2012
  • Member of the Representative Body for The Federation of Trade & Services since 2006
  • Member of the Board of the Rescue and Benefit fund of Breidafjord
  • Alternate member of the Board of the Icelandic Bar Association 2002-2004
  • Founder and owner of Hrísdalshestar sf. a horse breeding farm in Iceland since 2003
  • Manager of Orator Legal Aid 1990-1991 
  • Chairman of Orator, The Icelandic Law Students Association 1988-1989