Practice Expertise

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • WSG Regional Council - Member
  • DealMaker Group - Member


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.

Bar Admissions
The District Courts

2001 Degree in Securities brokerage
2000 MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Graduate School of Business
1994 Cand jur. from the Faculty of Law, University of Iceland

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Finance and Project Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association

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

Professional Activities and Experience
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

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