Ms Caroline Landerfors > Magnusson Sweden > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Magnusson Sweden
P.O. BOX 7413

Work Department



Partner, Head of Insurance


Caroline Landerfors is a Swedish attorney-at-law with profound knowledge of and extensive experience in the area of insurance. She combines competence in the regulatory field with commercial, contractual and claims-related aspects of insurance, providing holistic and strategic advice to insurance companies, insurance distributors, financial institutions and other stakeholders.

Caroline has previously worked as an in-house legal counsel, data protection officer, and compliance officer at Aon. Her previous positions also include legal counsel, data protection officer, and liability claims adjuster at AIG.

Caroline serves on the board of the Insurance Law Association (Försäkringsjuridiska föreningen), which was founded in 1932. She inspires and leads events for the Insurance Law Association including for example seminars on InsurTech and the future of insurance law principles in a digitalized context.

Caroline represents the Swedish Bar Association on its insurance committee that procures collective insurance solutions for members of the Swedish Bar. She is also a member of the Swedish Bar’s professional liability claims committee.

Caroline won the title Insurance Lawyer of the Year for Sweden in the 2020 edition of Finance Monthly Legal Awards.

Head of Insurance  – 2017 – to date

Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer, Data Protection Officer – 2015 – 2017

Legal Counsel, Data Protection Officer, Liability Claims Adjuster – 2010 – 2015


Board treasurer of Försäkringsjuridiska föreningen


Stockholms universitet – 2011

Universitée Jean Moulin Lyon III – 2009

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Banking and finance

In addition to leading on major transactional mandates, Magnusson Advokatbyrå‘s banking and finance practice head Robert Karlsson and key partner Caroline Landerfors provide assistance with financial regulatory matters including securities issues, European investment directives and applications to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. The client roster comprises corporate sponsors, investment firms and insurance intermediaries.

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection

Magnusson Advokatbyrå’s data privacy and protection team has vast experience in handling GDPR related matters, including audits, implementation, drafting internal policies, reviewing profiling activities, and providing DPO functions. It also advises on marketing practices and regulations for domestic and international companies, organisations and public institutions in the medical, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and financial sectors. The team is led by the duo of Helena Rönqvist and Caroline Landerfors.

Sweden > Insurance

Under the leadership of Caroline Landerfors, who is ‘really the cream of the crop when it comes to legal analyses’, Magnusson Advokatbyrå is recommended for insurance distribution issues, group insurance programmes, policy wordings and the handling of claims. Landerfors has considerable experience in insurance law and the related areas of data privacy and financial services. Robert Karlsson is a name to note for regulatory matters.