Advocates & Solicitors

Established in 1909

Háaleitisbraut 68
P.O. Box 395
IS-121 Reykjavík
Telephone: +354 552 2144
Telefax: +354 562 1823

Law firm engaged in International Trademarks, Design, Licensing, Domain Names, Aircraft Finance, Leasing and Registration, Banking and Finance, Marine Cargo Claims, Competition Law, Unfair Competition, Insurance, Commercial Litigation in the District Courts and The Supreme Court of Iceland.  General Business Practice.  Entitled to plead before all District Courts of Iceland and The Supreme Court of Iceland.

FIRM PROFILE:  The firm was established in Reykjavík in 1909 by Mr. Lárus Fjeldsted (1879-1964).  The firm has been Legal Adviser to the British and Danish Embassies since World War II.  The firm has been involved in international work for eight decades and handles all kinds of legal work for foreign and multinational clients concentrating on work concerning international trademarks, aircraft finance, leasing and registration, banking and finance, marine cargo claims, unfair competition, insurance and litigation.


SKÚLI TH. FJELDSTED, Attorney at Law, born Reykjavík, Iceland, 1948.  Admitted to practice District Courts of Iceland, 1979; the Supreme Court of Iceland, 1991.  Education:  The University of Iceland, (Cand. Jur., 1976).  Author:  Chapters on Iceland on Company Law and Employment Law for the “European Handbook 1993, Volume II, EFTA and Emerging Markets”;  Chapter on Iceland for Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights; edited by Graham McBain, published by Sweet and Maxwell.  Revised and updated article by Mr. Ágúst Fjeldsted and Mr. Hákon Árnason on Registration of Aircraft, Aircraft Mortgages and related matters, published in “Aircraft Finance” by Sweet and Maxwell.  Writes on Iceland for the Annual Review of the Trademark Reporter International, published by INTA.  MEMBER:  The Icelandic Bar Association;  The Icelandic Association of Trademark and Patent Agents;  The International Trademark Association;  Marques;  The International Bar Association.  LANGUAGES:  Icelandic, English and Danish.  PRACTICE AREAS:  International Trademarks and related matters;  Aircraft Finance, Leasing and Registration;  Banking Law;  Financial Law;  Marine Cargo Claims;  Insurance; Litigation.

The firm co-operates with EGGERT B. ÓLAFSSON, Attorney at Law, born in Reykjavík Iceland, 1952. Admitted to practice District Courts of Iceland 1985. Education: The University of Iceland, 1979. Post-graduate studies in company law at the University of Lund, Sweden, 1979 -1981. Legal Officer with the Icelandic Competition Authority, 1981 – 1985. Partner at Reykajvík Law Firm, 1985 – 1998. Senior Officer in the Competition and State Aid Directorate of the EFTA Surveillance Authority in Brussels, 1999 – 2004. Senior Counsel with Glitnir Bank hf. and Íslandsbanki hf.  LANGUAGES: Icelandic, English and Danish.  PRACTICE AREAS: Competition Law, EU and EEA Law, Company Law, Banking and Finance Law, Contract Law, Construction Law and Commercial Law.