He even left cabinet once, over former Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit policies.
Date of birth: February 25, 1974(47)
Job: Justice Secretary, Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Cha Ncellor, Conservative MP for Esher and Walton
Education: Dr Grammar School in Challoner, universities of Amersham, Oxford and Cambridge
Family: Married to Erika Ray, an official Brazilian marketing. Two sons
Before politics: Lawyer for the Foreign Office. He led a team tasked with bringing war criminals to justice in The Hague
Mr. Raab was born in 1974, the son of a Jewishrefugee of Czech origin who fled the Nazis in 1938.
He grew up in Buckinghamshire and attended Dr Challoner's high school. in Amersham, before studying law at Oxford University and moving to Cambridge for his Masters.
He worked as a lawyer in the commercial sector and at the Foreign Office before entering politics in 2006 as assistant to the Conservative MPBrexit supporter, David Davis, then Dominic Grieve, supporter of Remain.
First elected to Parliament in 2010, the following year Mr. Raab put in angry then Home Secretary Theresa May by describing some feminists as "heinous bigots " in an online article also claiming that men are becoming "a raw deal ".
Ms. May accused him of fueling the "gender war ".
Mr. Raab stayed in the backseat forfive years after becoming an MP.
But the karate black belt became justice minister following David Cameron's general election victory in 2015.
He has played a leading role in the successful Campaign Party in the 2016 EU referendum, but was sacked by Ms May when she took office as Prime Minister.
In 2017, Mr Raab was called "offensive " by then-Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, after saying that "the typical user of 'a food bank isn't someone languishing in poverty; it's someone who has a cash flow problem ".
But in June of the same year , he returned to government, as Minister of Justice, this time intermediary rather than subordinate.
In Ms. During the May reshuffle in January 2018, he became Minister of Housing - the one of the most prominent positions outside the cabinetgovernment.
And in July of that year, when David Davis resigned, the Prime Minister promoted Mr Raab to Brexit Secretary, a cabinet post.
Yet his improved relationship with Ms. May did not last long. In November 2018, he resigned, arguing that he could not "in good conscience " support the "backstop " arrangement designed to avoid a hard between the Republic of Ireland and the Northern Ireland.
As an influential Brexiteer, her comments were seen as important in the growing opposition to Ms May's withdrawal deal with the EU, which MPs have been repeatedly rejected.
After Ms May announced she was stepping down, Mr Raab entered the competition to become Tory leader and prime minister.
' Get Brexit done '
In a crowded field, he failed to secure the 33 MPs votes he needed to advance to the third round. She Brexiteer colleagues Boris Johnson and Michael Gove outlived him.
Mr. Johnson, which Mr. Raab brought his support after his elimination from the race promoted him to foreign minister and first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister.
But he didn 't succeed to barely hold on to his Esher and Walton seat in the 2019 general election, winning a strong Liberal Democrat challenge by 2,743 votes.
The Tories' global landslide, however, over a pledge to "make Brexit succeed ", meant that he saw his dream of leaving the EU come true on January 31, 2020.
As Minister of Foreign Affairs and First Secretary of State, he was de facto the second in command of the British government.
He was in charge of leading much of the government when the Prime Minister was hospitalized wi e Covid-19 in April of last year.
'Take the knee '
Colleagues, including the arch-critic and former assistant Mr Johnson's Dominic Cummings praised Mr Raab's performance under extreme pressure.
But he continued to anger his opponents with some of his comments, telling in 2020 Julia Hartley -Brewer from talkRadio, he would only "take the knee " - kneel down - for "the queen and lady when I asked him to marry me ".
He then qualified his remarks - following criticism from the opposition for his "insulting " and "creepy " tone - by saying he "fully " supports the Black Lives Matter campaign.