Corporate Law, Insolvency & Restructuring

About Dennis Steffens

Dennis Steffens (born in 1976) is a partner in the Utrecht office. He specialises in insolvency law and corporate law. He advises and litigates for companies on restructuring, reorganisations, relaunches, directors' liability and on financing and security issues. He also regularly acts as a trustee and administrator in bankruptcies and moratoriums.

After studying Business Economics, he joined Rabobank in 1997, where he mainly worked in the Arrears Management department. This provided him with extensive experience in finance, troubled companies and bankruptcies. He has been a lawyer and trustee since 2007. Because Dennis assists various stakeholders in troubled companies or bankruptcies as a lawyer and also acts as a trustee, he can provide considerable added value to those whose interests he represents.

Dennis is a solution-oriented, committed, critical and very sharp lawyer. He always shows maximum commitment and has a strong will to win. He is driven, entrepreneurial, decisive and energetic as well as thorough and reliable.

Besides being a lawyer, Dennis is a music lover and regularly attends concerts. He is also a sportsman and keeps fit with boxing, kick-boxing, Krav Maga, football and running. Dennis lives in Utrecht.

Areas of law / specialisms

Corporate Law
Financial insolvency and restructuring
attorney, partner
Lawyer since
Dutch, English
Areas of law
Corporate Law, Insolvency & Restructuring


  • Law at VU Amsterdam (cum laude)
  • Specialist course in Financial Economics for trustees at the Grotius Academie
  • Insolvency Law specialist course at the Grotius Academie (cum laude)
  • Business Economics, HEAO

Examples of work

  • Advising and litigating on directors' liability.
  • Advising and litigating on restructuring, relaunches and compositions with creditors.
  • Advising and litigating on financing and security issues.
  • Acting as the trustee of Pouw Automotive Group, Spyker and others.

Memberships and ancillary activities

  • Association of Insolvency Lawyers INSOLAD
  • Gives lectures and courses
  • Author: Onrechtmatige daadvordering en aansprakelijkheid van bestuurders, De samenloop van de onrechtmatige daadvordering met bijzondere wettelijke aansprakelijkheidsgronden en de actio Pauliana (Actions based on unlawful acts and directors' liability - The confluence of actions based on unlawful acts with special statutory grounds of liability and actio Pauliana; in Dutch), published by Celsus Juridische Uitgeverij (2007)

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