Karin Faxén Ågrup

General Counsel, Head of Compliance and Risk Stockholm

Karin Faxén Ågrup is General Counsel and head of the Quality and Risk Management at Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå since 2005. Karin handles the firm's regulatory compliance and risk management and is responsible for the firm's Client Matter Intake function. She monitors and reports on risk issues to the firm's Managing Partner and Board. Karin's work includes training and advising on operational legal, regulatory compliance, professional standards, insurance and ethics. She is an expert in anti-money laundering legislation and she regularly trains members of the Swedish Bar Association within this area. She is a member of the firm´s team working for sustainability and a member of the firm's Insurance practice group as well as the Corporate Compliance & Investigations practice group.

  • Experience

    • Head of Quality and Risk Management, Mannheimer Swartling, 2005-
    • Head of Knowledge Management Department, Mannheimer Swartling, 1996-2005
    • Company Lawyer, Norstedts Juridik, 1995-1996
    • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling , 1990-1995
    • Service at Swedish Courts, 1986-1989
    • Associate, Reid & Priest, New York, 1985-1986
    • Assistant in Jurisprudence, Stockholm University, 1981-1982


    • LL.M (Stockholm University, 1985)


    • Swedish
    • English
    • French
    • Swedish Bar Association, 1996