Raoul specialises in corporate law and is a deputy civil law notary (kandidaat notaris). He has experience across a wide range of areas including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, fund structuring, equity capital markets, corporate restructurings and corporate governance of (listed) companies.

He joined Allen & Overy in 2008 after studying law at Leiden University and the University of London (2007), he obtained his notarial bar exam in 2012. Raoul publishes regularly in legal journals on matters of Dutch corporate law (with a focus on accounting law) and is one of the authors of the corporate law commentary published by SDU publishers.

Major clients that Raoul has worked for in the past years include Koninklijke KPN N.V. (telecom), Heijmans N.V. (infrastructure and project management) and the Sapinda Group (investments).