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 > IT and telecoms

At Magnusson Sweden, the team is well known for advising on IT regulations, transactional matters, and the use of data and technology in marketing. Helena Rönqvist heads up the practice, and is recognised for her strength in handling IT, data regulations, and e-commerce work, as well as advising developing technologies such as AI and the Metaverse. Caroline Landerfors is an expert in data protection and privacy matters.

Sweden > Banking and finance

Magnusson Sweden’s banking and finance regulatory practice advises a wide range of clients, including banks, investment houses, fund companies, payment services institutions, and insurance brokers, particularly in relation to regulatory matters. Practice head Robert Karlsson, also licensed to practice in New York, previously served as deputy executive director of the Swedish FSA’s consumer protection department. Insurance and financial services specialist Caroline Landerfors also plays a key role in the team.

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection

Magnusson Sweden’s data protection and data privacy team handles a wide range of matters, including GDPR audits, personal data processing work, and impact assessments. Helena Rönqvist, who specialises in data privacy and regulatory issues in the e-commerce, social media and marketing spaces, leads the team alongside Caroline Landerfors, who is particularly experienced in outsourcing matters in the financial sector and GDPR issues.

Sweden > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Caroline Landerfors – Magnusson Sweden

Magnusson Sweden’s insurance practice has considerable experience handling transactional, regulatory and contentious matters and counts several top-tier international insurance companies among its client base. Caroline Landerfors, leveraging her in-house insurance experience, leads the team; she regularly advises insurance companies, insurance distributors and financial service providers. Capital markets and finance expert Robert Karlsson also has notable experience in the field.