Lena Mjöll Markusardóttir

Lena Mjöll Markusdóttir

Lawyer, CIPP/E - Associate

lena@lex.is

Lena joined LEX in March 2017 after a two and a half year‘s stay in Copenhagen where she worked as a lawyer for an international technology firm. Lena is specialised in the field of data protection. She completed a CIPP/E certification as an Information Privacy Professional in 2017

Lena joined LEX in March 2017 after a two and a half year‘s stay in Copenhagen where she worked as a lawyer for an international technology firm. She moved to Copenhagen after her graduation from Reykjavik University School of Law with an ML degree in 2014. She completed her Bachelor’s degree from the same faculty in 2012. During her studies, Lena participated in an exchange program at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot on behalf of Reykjavik University.

Lena is specialised in the field of data protection. She completed a CIPP/E certification as an Information Privacy Professional in 2017

Career

  • LEX since 2017, associate
  • Falcon.io (Copenhagen) 2015-2017, legal counsel
  • Presidents Institute (Copenhagen) 2014-2015, research
  • Evrópuvefurinn and Vísindavefurinn 2013-2014, project manager
  • Opus Legal Services 2012, student assistant

Education

  • CIPP/E certification as an Information Privacy Professional, 2017
  • Reykjavik University, ML in law 2014
  • Reykjavik University, BA in law 2012

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Danish

Teaching

  • Lena Mjöll Markusdóttir, Erla S. Árnadóttir and Ingvi Snær Einarsson. (2017). Roles and responsibilities of processors on the basis of the new data protection regulation. Tölvumál, 42(1) Tölvumál, 42(1)
  • Lena Mjöll Markusdóttir and Margrét Einarsdóttir. (2013). Legal framework for cross border healthcare in the European Union. Tímarit Lögréttu, 9(1), 49-69
  • Erla S. Árnadóttir, Lena Markusardóttir and María Kristjánsdóttir. (2019). Iceland – Health and Pharma Overview. OneTrust DataGuidance database.  – https://www.lex.is/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Iceland-Health-and-Pharma-Overview-_-DataGuidance.pdf

Other activities

  • Volunteer at Lögrétta Legal Aid 2011-2012
  • Law Students’ shop steward 2012
  • “RU-buddy” (aiding foreign exchange students) 2011