Geir Gestsson

Geir Gests

Geir Gestsson



  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Iceland 2015
  • Admitted to the District Courts of Iceland 2006
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, LLM in International Business and Trade Law 2004, cum laude
  • University of Iceland, School of Law, cand. jur. 2003
  • Exchange student, Catholic University of Leuven 2002


  • Ad-hoc examiner at the University of Iceland
  • Chairman of the Legislation Committee of the Icelandic Bar Association from 2018-2021
  • Board member of the Icelandic Bar Association 2021-2023
  • Participant, coach, national administrator and judge in the Philip C. Jessup moot court competition 2003-
  • Between 2012 and 2017 involved in 13 separate litigations for international financial undertakings in the field of bankruptcy law, all of which ended in success
  • First Icelandic attorney to orally plead a case before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Ranked Top 15 in Chambers Europe in the Field of Dispute Resolution for Iceland
  • Country Coordinator for Iceland, INSOL Europe

Main areas of practice

Associate at Jonsson & Hall, Law Firm from 2004

Partner of Jonsson & Hall, Law Firm from 2008

Jonsson & Hall Chambers
framúrskrandi fyrirtæki 2023

 Suðurlandsbraut 4,
108 Reykjavík

 Suðurlandsbraut 4, 108 Reykjavík