Örn Gunnarsson

Örn Gunnarsson Attorney at Law, Board Member orn@ghip.is

Örn Gunnarsson serves as the Chairman of the Board of GH Sigurgeirsson ehf. Mr. Gunnarsson is the Managing Partner at LEX Law Offices, the parent company of GH Sigurgeirsson. He has extensive experience and knowledge in operational matters in the professional service industry, having led company in the field of IT, managed operations within the investment banking sector in addition to running one of Iceland’s largest law firm for number of years.

Örn Gunnarsson is a qualified attorney, having studied law at the University of Iceland and has an MBA degree from Rotterdam School of Management.

Admitted to practice before:

  • The District Courts


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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
Örn Gunnarsson