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Eli Thorsteinsson - CV

Previous work experiences:

2019 - 2021 : The Faroe Islands Legal Aid - Legal Advisor

2019 - 2020 : Faroe Law - Attorney-at-Law

2017 - 2019 : Betri P/F - Head of Compliance / Legal Counsel

2013 - 2019 : Betri Banki P/F - Head of Compliance, AML & Complaints / Legal Counsel

2008 - 2013 : Advokaterne Arup & Hvidt - Assistant Attorney-at-Law / Legal Counsel

Other engagements:

2021 - 2024 : Chairman of the Enforcement Board ("Tvingsilslógin") - appointed by the Government of the Faroe Islands

2020 - 2023 : External Lecturer at the University of the Faroe Islands (Fróðskaparsetur Føroya)

                       - Banking Law (financial law) - master's level

                       - Property Law - bachelor's level

                       - Registration and Mortgages - bachelor's level

Volunteer work:

2021 - 2022: Kyndil - Chairman of the board.

Kyndil is a Faroese handball club in Tórshavn, founded on March 10, 1956.

 

Education:

Graduated as a lawyer (cand.jur.) from the University of Copenhagen in March 2012.

Licensed as an Attorney-at-Law by the Danish Ministry of Justice in January 2016.

Other certificates:

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Professional Manager (CIPM) from International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) since March 2019.

Memberships:

Felagið Lóg (Association for Lawyers in the Faroe Islands)

Advokatfelag Føroya (Association for Attorneys-at-Law in the Faroe Islands)

AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers

Danish Association for Company Law

Danish Society for Copyright Law

Association for Entertainment and Media Law

Danish Society for Construction Law

Danish Society for Insurance Law

 

Year of birth:

1985

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