Kristín Sólnes

Kristín Sólnes

Attorney - Associate

kristins@lex.is

Kristín joined LEX as an associate in 2015. In her work at LEX, Kristín's focus areas include property law, natural resources, and administrative law, with emphasis on urban planning, together with litigation.

Kristín Sólnes is an attorney, licensed to practice before the Icelandic first instance courts. Kristín interned at LEX during her legal studies at University of Iceland Faculty of Law and joined LEX as an associate in 2015 after completing law school. In her work at LEX, Kristín’s focus areas include property law, natural resources, and administrative law, with emphasis on urban planning, together with litigation.

Admitted to practice before:

  • The District Courts

Career

  • LEX since 2015
  • Icelandair 2011 – 2015
  • Research Assistant in the fields of Administrative Law and Property Law, for dr. jur. and EFTA Court Judge Páll Hreinsson, Associate Professor Trausti Fannar Valsson, and Supreme Court Justice Þorgeir Örlygsson
  • LEX 2012
  • Hotel Edda Akureyri, 2009 – 2010

Education

  • District Court Attorney 2016
  • University of Iceland Faculty of Law, mag. jur. 2015
  • L’Université de Strasbourg, Faculté de Droit de Sciences Politique et de Gestion, Erasmus Exchange Program in the fields of Human Rights and EU Law 2014 – 2015
  • University of Iceland Faculty of Law, BA in Law 2013
  • University of Iceland, Diploma in Business French 2010
  • Sorbonne IV, Erasmus Exhange Program in French Literature 2009

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • Danish

Teaching

  • Teacher Assistance in Jurisprudence, University of Iceland Faculty of Law 2013 – 2014

Publications

  • Kristín Sólnes. (2017). Óskráð lagaáskilnaðarregla um almennar takmarkanir eignarréttar (e. restrictions of property rights). Úlfljótur, 70(2), 199 – 225
  • Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir, Ásgerður Ragnarsdóttir and Kristín Sólnes. (2017). Samanburður valkosta sem hluti af undirbúningi ákvörðunar í ljósi umhverfisréttar (e. Alternative assessment as a decision-making component of environmental impact assessment). Úlfljótur, 70(3), 265 – 310

Other activities

  • Treasurer of Gallia, Student Association of French Studies at the University of Iceland 2008 – 2009