An-Sofie Raes

Partner criminal law

An-Sofie Raes is a passionate criminal lawyer. She has been a lawyer at the Ghent Bar since 2013 and has a reputation at Van Steenbrugge Advocaten as a lawyer who takes the greatest care in looking after her clients’ interests.

An-Sofie Raes had a strong interest in criminal law right from when she began her studies. During her master’s years she focused on criminal law and European law and at Van Steenbrugge Advocaten she deals exclusively with cases in criminal law and procedure.

An-Sofie Raes works in criminal law in the broad sense. She has a special interest in sexual offences, drug cases, traffic offences, the criminal sentence execution and the settlement of damages in criminal cases.

Degrees and qualifications

Master's in Law, Ghent University, 2013


Law firm Van Cauter & De Backer
Van Steenbrugge Advocaten


Registered at the Ghent Bar since 2013


Legal advice for perpetrators and victims of crime
General and specialised criminal law
Traffic offences
Criminal sentence execution
Settlement of civil claims in criminal cases

Opinion & blog

The planned reforms within the criminal justice landscape
Corona must not affect the rule of law


Dutch, French, English


0032 (0)9 269 10 69
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