FOCUS Legal
FOCUS Collect former G.Jónsson & Partners
Law Firm


focus@gjp.is
Tel. +354-517-2500

Professional & Personal

 

FOCUS Legal is an independent law firm and operating FOCUS Collect, a debt collection agency with strong focus on impartiality and independence.

 

 

FOCUS Legal was founded by Katrín Ólafsdóttir, District Court  in 2014. Katrín has been practising Attorney since 2009. Before she was working in the financial sector and the civil service.

We offer specialised legal services as our activities focus mainly on commercial and company law, real estate law and administrative law.We also specialize in defaulting payments and debtors attempting to abscond from their debt and provide debt recovery services to domestic and international clients.

FOCUS Law Firm is the Icelandic member of EuroCollectNet Lawyers (ECN), a unique international association of independent lawyers specialized in debt collections in Europe and beyond Europe.

 

Being a member of European associations such as ECA, LIC, and international associations  FCIB and NAACM the attorneys of the firm regularly attend international events and seminars related to the international credit market and international debt collection.

 

We represent both small and medium sized  companies as well as individuals. 

The responsibility for offering the services of  FOCUS Legal and FOCUS Collect lies with Katrín Smári Ólafsdóttir Attorney at Law
​​Katrín Smári Ólafsdóttir

 

Career

  • FOCUS Legal -  G.Jónsson & Partners owner/CEO 2018-

  • FOCUS Legal, founder in 2014

  • Practising Attorney 2009 - (G.Jónsson & Partners Law Firm)

  • Lawyer at the Icelandic Competition Authorities,  2007-2009

  • Senior legal advisor at Icebank hf. (former SPB hf.) 2005-2007

 

Education

  • Admitted to the Bar 2008 

  • University of Iceland, Faculty of Law, cand. jur. 2005

  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, International Business Law, Arbitration and Dispute resolution 2003-2004

 

Additional Information

  • Member of board of the Icelandic Lawyers Associations, 2014-

  • Association of Women Business Leaders in Iceland, 2014-

  • The Icelandic Bar Association, 2008-

  • Meet in Reykjavík, Ambassador, 2015-

 

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law (national and international)

  • Debt Collection - Debt Recovery

  • Litigation

  • International trade

  • Dispute resolution

  • Contracts and Law of Obligations

  • Real Estate law