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Leading the legal team on the development and construction of a new mega tank terminal in the port of Rotterdam, including 54 tanks with a total capacity of 1,3 million m3

Advising on the development of a total of approximately 10,000 houses in the Rotterdam metropolitan area, including several large and complex gentrification projects, including Feyenoord XL, Boezembocht (a former railway marshalling yard), 

Pompenburg (Downtown Rotterdam) and Schieveste

Redevelopment of a former marine airbase into a residential area of up to 10,000 homes, the single largest ‘greenfield’ residential area development in the Netherlands for the years to come

Structuring and drafting the new master agreement for all copper and fibre network design, construction and maintenance with a large Dutch telecom provider

Advising on the restructuring of the entire real estate portfolio of an international exhibition and conference centre in Amsterdam, the largest of its kind in the Netherlands

Advising a joint venture of Schiphol Real Estate and one of the biggest Dutch real estate developers on the development of offices, retail and logistics on the much contested so-called “Poot-positions”, directly adjacent to the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport area

Henk Raven is an experienced advisor in all aspects of contract law and corporate law surrounding infrastructure, construction and real estate. He has a particular focus on contracts, corporate (re)structuring, joint ventures (with a special accent on limited partnerships) as well as finance, securities and insolvency law.

A wealth of industry insight permits him to provide contracting strategies which fit his clients' commercial and financial requirements regardless of the complexity of the project or financing structure. Henk has been involved in the corporate structuring of several consortia and project companies, including pre bid agreements, consortium agreements and shareholder agreements. He has advised on a broad range of large (PPP) projects across the industry landscape from (greenfield and brownfield) infrastructure, hospitals, city redevelopments and offshore structures.

Legal 500, 2021 – Next Generation Partner - Project Finance and PFI 
“Henk Raven gives his client and other experts room to bring in their knowledge and he is capable to translate this input in clear, high quality advice and solid legal documents where complexity is reduced to its essence.”

Legal 500, 2020 - Next Generation Partner - Project Finance and PFI
Henk Raven is recommended in Project Finance and Real Estate: “Henk Raven is very accurate and razor sharp in his analysis of financial documentation, and very strong in representing our interests in negotiating financial conditions.”

Henk Raven

Henk Raven


M: +31 (0)614 96 90 49 


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