• A lawyer shall, in his professional as well as other activities, protect the honour of the legal profession
  • Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence

  • A lawyer shall promote justice and prevent injustice

  • A lawyer shall always provide his Client with an impartial opinion of his affairs

  • A lawyer shall perform his work independently and protect the autonomy of the legal profession

Jóhannes Albert Sćvarsson
Jóhannes Albert Sćvarsson
Supreme Court Attorney
Hóf störf: 30.11.-0001

Born in Reykjavik 1962. Graduated as Cand. jur. from the University of Iceland 1988. District Court Attorney 1989 and Supreme Court Attorney since 1999.

Agent at the Sheriff of “Vestmannaeyjar” 1988, associate at the law firm of “Gestur Jónsson hrl.” and “Hallgrímur B. Geirsson hrl.”  1988-1992, and subsequent at another law firm with them and “Gunnar Jónsson hrl.” and “Ragnar H. Hall hrl.”. Ran his own law firm in partnership with “Ólafur Garđarsson hrl.” from 1994-2002.  Partner at Reykjavík Law Firm since 2002.


Field of expertise
Tort law
Administrative law
Human Rights law