Caroline Landerfors

Caroline Landerfors

Advokat / Partner / Head of Insurance, Sweden

My service areas

  • Data Protection
  • Banking and Finance
  • Insurance and financial services


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.

Caroline hosts the popular regulatory podcast “Regelrätt” with Robert Karlsson Link>

Professional experience

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


  • Stockholms universitet – 2011
  • Universitée Jean Moulin Lyon III – 2009

Bar Admissions

Admitted in Sweden (Advokat) – 2020

Positions of trust

Board treasurer of Försäkringsjuridiska föreningen


  • English fluent
  • Swedish native

Awards and rankings

Caroline Landerfors is recommended in the area of insurance by leading benchmarking publications, such as Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe.

Chambers Europe 2023 states that clients appreciate that Caroline Landerfors “Caroline’s overall understanding of not only the legal and regulatory matters, but also the commercial aspects of running a business in a highly regulated market is yet unparalleled.”, “She is fast, effective and simply wonderful to work with.” and “She is very reactive, practical and her knowledge of both the market and her clients is a tremendous asset.”

Legal 500 EMEA 2023 includes client appraisals such as “Caroline Landerfors is a smart and reliable lawyer and her previous experience in-house makes her a unique profile on the market.”

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 includes client appraisals such as “Caroline Landerfors is one of the leading insurance experts in Sweden and it is always rewarding to discuss legal matters with her. So far, I have yet to meet an attorney that so quickly grasps the very heart of the matter at hand as she does. Top that with her unparalleled communication skills.”

Chambers Europe 2022 states that clients appreciate that Caroline Landerfors “is responsive to the needs of the company” and that “it feels like she is part of our team”.

Chambers Europe 2022 referees also appreciate that she is “super quick to answer, hands-on and very reliable”.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 includes client appraisals such as “Caroline Landerfors is one of the most professional, versatile, flexible and pleasant lawyers I have had the privilege to work with”.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 client referees also state that “Caroline Landerfors has provided excellent support and her knowledge is outstanding”.