An-Sofie Raes

Criminal Law Partner

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 exclusively handles cases involving criminal law and procedure.

An-Sofie Raes acts in criminal law in the broad sense. She has a particular interest in sex offences, disciplinary cases, traffic offences, sentencing, and the settlement of damages in criminal cases.

Degrees and qualifications

Master's degree 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
Capital offences
Sex offences
Punishment and internment
Disciplinary cases
Settlement of civil claims in criminal cases
Traffic offences

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
personal assistant: Aurélie Depré, aurelie.depre@vsadvocaten.be0032 (0)9 269 10 63