Wendela Raas is the managing partner of Dentons Boekel in Amsterdam, in addition she is member of both the Europe Board and the Global Board of Dentons. In addition, she is co-head of the European Retail Sectorgroup.
She focuses on commercial leases, real estate transactions and litigation. Wendela has acted for clients in some of the largest transactions in the Netherlands. She is also well known for multiple litigation matters that resulted in landmark cases before the Dutch Supreme Court. Her clients include leading institutional investors, project developers and retailers.
In 2017 Wendela was awarded an Honorary Professorship at Amity University Dubai in recognition of her competence and reputation in the area of real estate law. She gives guest lectures at the university’s faculty of law.
Wendela also teaches real estate law at various institutions, including the Amsterdam School of Real Estate (University of Amsterdam) and she publishes regularly. She is a member of the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS). On occasions she has been a special advisor to the Dutch Government on tenant law related legislation.