We advise individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions, and government bodies on Icelandic and EEA-Law and represent our clients’ interests before public agencies and in the courts. We have vast experience advising on legal issues pertaining to finance, real estate, and tax, as well as resources, energy, and infrastructure.


The firm was founded in 1979 by Supreme Court Attorney, Sigurmar Kristján Albertsson and Skúli Eggert Sigurz. In 1990 the firm started to operate under the brand name LAGASTOÐ.

In 2010 Guðmundur Óli Björgvinsson, Halldór Helgi Backman, and Kristinn Bjarnason joined the firm. Subsequently, Dagmar Sigurðardóttir, Elva Ósk Wiium, Gizur Bergsteinsson, Guðbjarni Eggertsson, Helgi Sigurðsson, Magnús Baldursson, Marteinn Másson, Ólafur Kjartansson, Pétur Örn Sverrisson, Sveinbjörg Birna Sveinbjörnsdóttir, and Sölvi Davíðsson joined the firm.


Currently, LAGASTOÐ has 12 partners. The firm’s managing partner as well as the chairman of the board of directors is Sveinbjörg Birna Sveinbjörnsdóttir