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Provided by Arnar Þór Stefánsson

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Practice Areas

Arnar specialises in litigation, and also has expert knowledge in the field of public administration, construction and urban planning, tendering, real estate, employment and labour law and obligation law.

Career

Supreme Court Attorney Arnar Þór Stefánsson joined LEX in 2004 and became partner in 2008. Previously he worked for a short while for the Althing Ombudsman and was an assistant to a judge at the Supreme Court from 2006-2007. Arnar has taught in the faculty of law at the University of Iceland and Reykjavík University as well as in bar admission courses for district court certification

Professional Memberships

Icelandic Bar Association.

Publications

- Dómkröfur, um annað en greiðslu peninga, sem fullnægja má með aðför, Hæstiréttur andHáskóli Íslands – Publication in honour of the Icelandic Supreme Court on it's 100th anniversary, 2020

- Editorial board on publication on published abstracts of judgments rendered by the European Court of Human Rights 2008-2013

- Ógilding stjórnvaldsákvarðana, Úlfljótur, 2005

- Um veiðifélög, Úlfljótur, 2007 (co-writer Karl Axelsson, Supreme Court Attorney)

Personal

- Competence Committee on Icelandic court nominees for the European Court of Human Rights 2022

- Board of the Icelandic Bar Association, 2016-2018, vice-chairman 2017-2018

- Law Committee of the Icelandic Bar Association 2013-2014

- Board of CODEX Publishing 2005-2008

- Secretary of a committee on a revision of the law on salmon- and trout fishing 2005

- Referee at the Football Association of Iceland since 2011, national referee since 2016

Clients

Samherji hf.

Landsbankinn hf.

Arion banki hf.

Frigus II ehf.

EFLA hf.

Languages Spoken

English

Nordic languages

Experience

Arnar Þór is among the firm’s primary litigators, he has argued well over four hundred court cases before the District Courts, the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court in various fields of law, representing both public entities, businesses and individuals. Arnar Þór is one of the highest-performing litigators before the Supreme Court of Iceland each year.

Education

University of Iceland,

cand. jur.

2004

Copenhagen University

2003 - 2003

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