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Dirk-Jan Steffens


Dirk-Jan specialises in corporate and commercial contract law, with a focus on M&A transactions for both corporate and private equity clients.
His experience includes advising on corporate governance matters. Before specialising in corporate law, Dirk-Jan gained experience in representing clients in complex financial and commercial litigation, including class actions, and risk mitigation.



LLM, Dutch Corporate Law, Amsterdam University, 2020

LLB, Dutch Law, Groningen University, 2018


The Netherlands, 2021


Dutch, English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.