Helgi Þór Þorsteinsson

Attorney, LL.M. - Partner

helgithor@lex.is

Helgi Þór started at LEX in 2007. For most of his career Helgi Þór has been a member of the banking and finance team at LEX. In the course of his work, Helgi Þór‘s primary emphasis has been on advising on financings, the capital markets and company law.

Helgi Þór Þorsteinsson is an attorney qualified before the district court. Helgi Þór started at LEX prior to his graduation from law school in 2007 and has been with the firm ever since. Helgi Þór was on leave from LEX during his LL.M. studies in international financial law at King‘s College London in 2011-2012.

For most of his career Helgi Þór has been a member of the banking and finance team at LEX. In the course of his work, Helgi Þór‘s primary emphasis has been on advising on financings, the capital markets and company law. Helgi Þór has been involved in a significant number of loan financings and securities issuances, in addition to having advised on the structure, financing, and buying and selling of companies. Helgi Þór is an experienced litigator before the district court and has been involved in trying cases before the EFTA Court.

Admitted to practice before:

  • The District Courts

Career

  • LEX Law Offices since 2006

Education

  • LL.M. degree from King’s College London 2012
  • District Court Attorney 2007
  • University of Iceland, cand.jur. 2007

Languages

  • English

Teaching

  • Thesis instructor for BA-theses in the field of collateral law at the School of Law at the University of Iceland 2013-2014
  • Lecturer in company law in Master of Accounting at the School of Business at the University of Iceland 2008-2010

Other activities

  • President of the Icelandic Hemophilia Society from 2015