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Provided by Kristín Edwald

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Practice Areas

Litigation, corporate law, due diligence, insurance law, tort law.

Career

Kristín Edwald joined LEX in 2002 and has been partner since 2005. Chairman of the board of LEX since 2022.

Previously she was on the legal staff at Counsel Office at Suðurlandsbraut 4a, subsequently Logos Law firm from 1997-2000. A legal expert at the Economic Crimes Unit of the National Commissioner of Police from 2000-2002. Board of the Icelandic Bar Association 2020 – 2022, Vice Chairman 2021 - 2022. Is and has been on a number of boards and committees. Lecturer at Reykjavik University Faculty of Law. Instructor in bar admission courses, (litigation and preparation of court documents), for certification in legal practice before the District Courts since 2004.

Professional Memberships

The Icelandic Bar Association.

Personal

Board of the Icelandic Bar Association 2020 – 2022, Vice Chairman May 2021 – May 2022

Chairman of the National Electoral Commission since 2013

Member of the Icelandic Police Monitoring Committee since 2017

Chairman of the committee to review the Icelandic Judicial System 2013-2015

Member of the Board of Directors of LEX from 2007-2011 and from 2013

On the Board of Directors of the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service from 2007 – 2011

Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Icelandic Lawyers 2004-2012, President from 2010-2012

Alternate member of the Board of the Data Protection Authority since 2004

Chairman of the Municipal Election Board for Reykjavik 2009-2013

Member of the National Election Board for Reykjavik North 2003 – 2013

Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Icelandic Student Loan Fund 2001-2009

Member of the Reykjavík Child Welfare Committee 1998-2006

Executive director of the Orator Legal Aid Programme 1996-1997

On the Board of Directors of Orator Publishing Company 1994-1996

President of Orator, Association of Law Students, 1994-1995

Kristín is and has also been member of the Board of Directors of several Public Limited Companies over the past years

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