Óskar Sigurðsson

Óskar Sigurðsson

Attorney - Partner

oskar@lex.is

Supreme Court Attorney Óskar Sigurðsson is among the leading litigation lawyers in Iceland. His area of expertise lies in the field of real estate and property law, construction law, urban planning, natural resources and environmental law.

Supreme Court Attorney Óskar Sigurðsson is among the leading litigation lawyers in Iceland. His area of expertise lies in the field of real estate and property law, construction law, urban planning, natural resources and environmental law. Óskar was born in 1972 and graduated from the faculty of Law in the University of Iceland in 1997. Óskar was admitted to practice before the district court in 1997 and before the Supreme Court in 2005. Óskar has taught property law and law of Obligation at the University of Iceland since 1998. Óskar has taken seat as an expert judge before the district court and has been on the Assessment committee for compensation for expropriation.

Admitted to practice before:

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

Career

  • LEX since 2016
  • JP Attorneys 2009-2016
  • The Counsel Office Málflutningsskrifstofan 2000-2009
  • Adalsteinsson & Partners 1997-2000

Education

  • Supreme Court Attorney 2005
  • District Court Attorney 2000
  • University of Iceland, cand. jur. 1997

Languages

  • English
  • Danish

Teaching

  • Lecturer in Property law and law of Obligation at University of Iceland 1997 – 2007
  • Adjunct at the faculty of law at the University of Iceland since 2007
  • Teacher at seminars for the accredidation of realtors, ship- and corporate brokers since 2007

Other activities

  • Appeal committee on disputes on ecclesiastical level, alternate, since 2016
  • Evaluation committe on judges‘ competence since 2012
  • Board of the Icelandic Bar Association, secretary 2011-2012
  • Alternate in the board of the Icelandic Bar Association 2009-2011
  • Active alternate boardmember at the Financial Supervisory Authority 2009-2011 (alternates attended all board meetings
  • Chairman of the board for UMF Selfoss Soccer Club 2008-2015
  • Chairman of the Complaint Committee on disputes regarding contractors since 2003