Dr Felix Steffek

LLM (Cambridge), First State Examination (Heidelberg), PhD (Heidelberg), Second State Examination (Hamburg), Habilitation (Hamburg)

College Lecturer, Director of Studies

College Roles

  • College Lecturer in Law
  • Director of Studies in Law (Part IA)

University Roles

  • University Associate Professor in Law
  • J M Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics
  • Co-Director of the Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL)
  • Director of the Law Tripos


Email: fs256@cam.ac.uk


Dr Felix Steffek is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and a College Lecturer at Newnham College. He has been awarded a University J M Keynes Fellowship in Financial Economics.

At the Faculty of Law, he lectures in Corporate Finance Law, Corporate Insolvency Law and the MCL Deals course. He serves as Co-Director of the Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law (3CL) and Director of the Law Tripos. In college, he is Director of Studies in Law and supervises Company Law.

He received his education at Cambridge (LLM), Heidelberg (PhD, undergraduate) and Hamburg (Habilitation, court clerkship).

Research Interests

Dr Felix Steffek’s research interests cover company law, insolvency law, dispute resolution, commercial law and technology and law. His research methods include doctrinal analysis, comparison of laws, economic analysis, justice theory and empirical research.

He has acted as expert for the OECD, UNIDROIT, the Financial Stability Board, the European Commission and Parliament, the World Bank, science organisations, governments, parliaments and courts.

He has published widely in his areas of interest and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Corporate Law Studies, the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies and the Journal of Conflict Management (Zeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement).

For further information, please see the Faculty profile below.