Lilian Welling-Steffens
Senior Legal Counsel - Attorney at law

Lilian Welling-Steffens

Lilian Welling-Steffens, attorney at law and senior legal counsel, is a member of the Banking & Finance group.

About Lilian Welling-Steffens

She specialises in secured financing, structured financing, restructuring and insolvency and is an expert in the area of private international law. She previously worked for Loyens & Loeff from 1997 through to 2005 in the Banking & Finance Department and was an associate professor of law at the University of Amsterdam and the Catholic University of Malawi and Chancellor College of the University of Malawi between 2004 and 2015.

Lilian is an affiliated lecturer at the department of Private Law of the University of Amsterdam and lectures in, and supervises Master theses, in the field of property en insolvency law. She is also an affiliated lecturer at the department of Private International Law of the Leiden University and supervises Master theses on private international law topics. She furthermore lectures on issues of private international law in the Grotius specialisation course in securities law. Lilian regurlarly annotates case law for JOR and Ondernemingsrecht and is an annotator for "Ins Updates Insolventierecht" of Bju.




  • Grotius/INSOLAD Insolvency law (2017, cum laude)
  • PhD Private International Law, University of Leiden (1997)
  • Dutch law and Public International Law, University of Amsterdam (1992)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German

T: +31 20 578 55 19