Helga Óttarsdóttir

Logos - Iceland

Partner

Reykjavík

+354 5 400 323

Highly regarded

English
German
Danish


Bar admissions:

Iceland

Jurisdictions:

Iceland

Practice areas:

M&A


Career:

  • LOGOS Legal Services since 2001, Managing Partner 2013 - 2019.
  • Independent law practice 1999-2000.
  • EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels 1994-1999.

Teaching:

  • Adjunct at the University of Reykjavik Faculty of Law 2005-2007.
  • Lecturer at the University of Iceland Faculty of Law 2000-2004, adjunct 2004-2006.

  • Advised the Norwegian company Orkla AS on the acquisition of 20% share capital of the Icelandic company Nói Sirius.
  • Representing a former manager of Landsbanki Islands, one of the three former major banks in Iceland, in criminal proceedings (now also pending before the European Court of Human Rights in Strassbourg) and litigation on major claims towards some individudals, all being former managers of the bank.
  • Advised Byko and Norvik on a cartel case, currently pending before the Supreme Court.

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A

  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Utilities

  • Icelandic Bar Association

  • Board member of the Chamber of Commerce since 2014.
  • Board member of various companies.
  • Partner Ad Hoc College member of the EFTA Surveillance Authority 2004-2012.
  • Board member of the Icelandic Bar Association 2003-2005, vice chairman 2005-2006.

  • Supreme Court Attorney 2011.
  • District Court Attorney 1999.
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur. 1991.
  • Kvennaskólinn í Reykjavík 1985.

Postgraduate education:

  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, LL.M. European law 1994.