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Ásgerður Ragnarsdóttir mostly practices in the fields of property law, natural resources law and cases relating to the constitution and human rights. Moreover, she has vast experience with public procurement law, competition law and European law. Ásgerður mainly provides legal representation for individuals and companies at the administrative level and before the courts, but she also has considerable experience in litigation before the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the European Court of Human Rights.
Ásgerður has worked at LEX since fall 2008 but prior to that she worked as a judicial assistant to the Justices at the Supreme Court and as a lawyer in the Legal Affairs Department of the Ministry of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs. She has also given lectures in the field of human rights at the University of Iceland, and served as Bachelor thesis supervisor and as external examiner at the university’s faculty of law. She has held various commissions of trust, serving among other things as secretary of the Public Procurement Appeals Committee, but she currently sits on the board of the University of Iceland Institute of Human Rights.
Ásgerður completed an LL.M. degree from Cambridge University in Britain in 2008, where her studies included competition law, European law and human rights.
Ásgerður is married to Stefán A. Svensson and together they have two children. She is particularly interested in travelling to exotic locations and exploring the nature of Iceland.