Örn Gunnarsson

Örn Gunnarsson

Attorney - Managing Partner

orn@lex.is

Örn Gunnarsson is the Managing Partner at LEX law offices. Örn has extensive experience in various fields of businesses. Örn specializes on Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Restructuring. In his practice Örn capitalizes on his vast experience from his investment banking background in addition to benefit from running a small IT company for a brief spell.

Örn Gunnarsson is the Managing Partner at LEX law offices.  Örn has extensive experience in various  fields of businesses.  Örn specializes on Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Restructuring. In his practice Örn capitalizes on his vast experience from his investment banking background in addition to benefit from running a small IT company for a brief spell.
Örn has for a long spell been involved with the legal environment of the Football Association of Iceland having served both on the Committee of Contracts and Transfer and on the Club Licensing Board.

Admitted to practice before:

  • The District Courts

Career

  • LEX Law Offices, since 2010
  • Securstore ehf., 2008 – 2010
  • Saga Capital Investment Bank, 2007 – 2008
  • Íslandsbanki, head of Corporate Advisory, 2000 – 2006
  • Tryggvi Bjarnason Law Offices, 1995 – 1998
  • District Commissioner of Reykjavík, 1994 – 1995

Education

  • Degree in Securities brokerage, 2001
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business, 2000
  • Attorney at Law, 1995
  • University of Iceland, cand. jur. 1994

Languages

  • English

Other activities

  • Football Association of Iceland, Committee of Contracts and Transfer from 2002
  • Football Association of Iceland, Club Licensing Board, 2002 – 2015
  • Akranes Football Club, Board Member 1996 – 1998 and 2007 – 2018