Mathieu Raas

Mathieu Raas

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Mathieu Raas is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam. He combines in-depth ready legal knowledge with a keen eye for pragmatic solutions.

Practice Focus

Mathieu's practice focuses on contracting as well as commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Post-M&A and joint venture disputes
  • International distribution, agency, franchise and sales disputes
  • Arbitration and arbitration related court proceedings

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Dutch Corporate Litigation Association
  • Dutch Society for Procedural Law
  • Netherlands Arbitration Institute
  • Friends Association of the Royal Concert Hall


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2009)


  • Grotius Academy (cum laude) (2016)
  • University of Nijmegen (2008)
  • Rene Descartes University - Paris V (2006)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German


Author, Dutch chapters of “The International Arbitration Yearbook,” Baker McKenzie, 2015-2010, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

Author, “Lessons for lawyers and notaries acting for a public partnership company”, Dutch Journal for the Notary (JBN), May 2018

Author, "Franchise prognoses according to the Street-One judgment: liability in between the Paalman/Lampenier judgment and the Netherlands Franchise Code?", Dutch Journal for Contracting (Contracteren), September 2017

Author, “Termination of fixed term agreements,” Dutch Journal for Property Law (Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht), November 2014

Author, Dutch chapter of "The International Arbitration Review," Law Business Research, 2013