Jónas Aðalsteinsson

Jónas A. Aðalsteinsson

Attorney - Partner

jonas@lex.is

Surpreme Court Attorney Jónas A Aðalsteinsson founded LEX in 1965 along with four other Supreme Court Attorneys. Jónas has mainly worked as a consultant and attorney for various companies, institutions and associations, mainly in the field of insurance and tort, engery, natural resources, property and maritime law.

Supreme Court Attorney Jónas A Aðalsteinsson founded LEX in 1965 along with four other Supreme Court Attorneys. Before that time Jónas worked for a short while as an Associate for the City Judge in Reykjavík and then as an Attorney at the Central Bank of Iceland. Jónas has mainly worked as a consultant and attorney for various companies, institutions and associations, mainly in the field of insurance and tort, engery, natural resources, property and maritime law.

Admitted to practice before:

  • The Supreme Court
  • The Appeal Court
  • The District Courts

Career

  • LEX 1965-
  • The Central Bank of Iceland 1964-1965

Education

  • Supreme Court Attorney 1968
  • Attorney at Law 1963
  • University of Iceland 1962

Languages

    • English
    • Danish

Teaching

  • Examiner at the Faculty of Law of the University of Iceland for number of years

Publications

  • Editor at Úlfljótur 1957-1958
  • Lectures on various legal matters regarding corporate law and energy law

Other activities

  • Chairmain of the board of LEX until 2004
  • Board of the Icelandic Bar Association 1967-1969 and 1979-1981, vice-chairman 1979-1981
  • Various committees for the Icelandic Bar Association for a while, including board of the Study Fund 1984
  • Vice-chairman of Contract Dispute Committee 1977 and 1982
  • Alternate in the board of arbitration for the Iceland Chamber of Commerce for number of years since 1980
  • Vice-Chairman of State Salaries Arbitration Tribunal 1988
  • President of the Rotary Club Garðar 1978-1979
  • Chairman of the board of Keilir Golf Club 1967-1968
  • Involved in founding and managing Stöð 2 (TV station) 1986-1990
  • Has been a Boardmember in various companies, both in Iceland and abroad