Karin Schurmann is responsible for MAQS' specialist area Privacy & Data Protection. She is specialised within data protection and has extensive experience of providing cross-industry strategic advice in the area along with several assignments as an external data protection officer. Through her expertise knowledge, Karin’s focus is on the e-commerce sector and she works with issues concerning e.g. digitalisation, cookies, purchase flows and marketing campaigns. Karin regularly holds lectures and courses and leads legal networks within her specialist areas.

Karin also has experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements as well as conducting analyses and investigations in contract, company and insurance law.




MAQS Advokatbyrå, 2021-

Kompass Advokat, Partner, 2020-2021

Kompass Advokat, Senior Associate, 2017-2020

Telia Company, Group Privacy Legal Counsel, 2017

Kompass Advokat, Associate/Senior Associate, 2010-2016


Stockholm University, Psychology, 2017

Stockholm University, LL. M., 2010

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, EU law and Business law (Erasmus), 2009

Stockholm University, Business Administration, 2005

Stockholm University, Behavioural Science, 2004-2005


Swedish Bar Association, (2015-2016), 2017-

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

The Data Protection Forum

Other information

Co-author chronicle: Dags att ge cookies lite mer kärlek, Dagens Juridik, 18 January 2021

Co-author debate article: Kommer fler att våga blåsa i pipan? Dagens Juridik, 7 September 2020

Co-author chronicle: Konsekvensbedömningar enligt GDPR bör även göras för äldre behandlingar, Dagens Juridik, 23 September 2019

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