Year Joined Firm: 2014
New York University, School of Law
University of Iceland, Law Faculty
Languages Spoken: English, Danish and Icelandic
Mr. Sigurðsson, a senior partner at Lagahvoll, has over 15-year experience within the financial industry, first as the General Counsel and Compliance Officer of Icebank and then as General Counsel and Compliance Officer at MP bank hf. (now Kvika bank hf.). Moreover, Mr. Sigurðsson also worked from 2011 to 2014 as Head of Corporate Development at MP bank, leading mergers, acquisitions, disposals, funding and joint ventures for the bank.
Mr. Sigurðsson is one of a handful of lawyers in Iceland that have operated as General Counsels and Compliance Officers for over 10-year period within Banks in Iceland and continued their positions through and post the financial crash in 2008.
Mr. Sigurðsson has a LLM degree in Corporate Law from New York University Law School and passed the Icelandic Bar Exam in 2002 and the New York Bar Exam in 2003.
Mr. Sigurðsson has served as board member for a number of Icelandic and international companies. He is also a certified stock broker and a committee Member on Complaints Committee on Transactions with Financial Firms. Mr. Sigurðsson was appointed on behalf of the Icelandic Financial Services Association.
After joining Lagahvoll Mr. Sigurðsson has continued to focus on issues related to the financial industry as well as entrepreneurial opportunities.
Mr. Sigurðsson focus has been working on issues in the financial industry as well as creating and managing entrepreneurial opportunities.
Key Practice Areas:
- Banking and financial services
- Capital markets
- Commercial and transactions
- Real estate
- Technology and telecommunications
- White collar crime
Last updated 30th Novmeber 2018