Erwin Noordover

Partner / Attorney-at-law

Erwin Noordover has been a lawyer since 2009 with a focus on Clean Tech and (sustainable) energy. As an energy transition expert, Erwin has worked on the development and financing of large and very complex (sustainable) energy projects on land and sea. He has now contributed to more than 3,000 MW of wind energy.

Erwin assists market parties, financiers and governments in environmental law matters and procedures regarding the generation, transport, storage and saving of energy. With his extensive experience in legal project management, he guides industrial, urban and infrastructural spatial projects from start to finish. As a strategic and legal advisor, Erwin focuses on the prevention of delays and procedures. Erwin has a good eye for the political, administrative dynamics and social context in which his clients operate and the challenges associated with the realization of a project.

Erwin obtained his master’s degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law (LL.M.) in Leiden and completed the postgraduate specialization course Environmental Law at the Grotius Academy cum laude in 2016. He also completed a business administration mini-MBA at INSEAD. Before Erwin joined NEWGROUND LAW as a partner on 1 February 2021, he was a lawyer at Stibbe Amsterdam.

Quote in Legal 500 EMEA 2023: “Erwin Noordover is great to work with: fast, smart and with a good feeling of the dynamics”

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Erwin Noordover partner / lawyer
Erwin advises and litigates for market parties, financiers and governments on (sustainable) energy, on nature and climate issues related to energy generation such as wind and solar parks on land and water and in addition, on transport (networks), storage and saving of energy. Erwin is well acquainted with issues and challenges that transcend the energy sector, such as the distribution of scarce rights, subsidies and the nitrogen problem.


Erwin Noordover is listed atThe Legal 500 EMEA 2024 as Recommended Lawyer in Environment and Planning (Tier 2), in Energy (Tier 3) and in Real Estate (Tier 4).

Testimonials in The Legal 500 EMEA
“Erwin Noordover is the partner that stands out. He is one of the country’s leading experts in wind energy-related public law and has helped us in over a dozen cases.”
> “Best in class in the Netherlands.”
> “Erwin Noordover is an excellent lawyer for projects in wind energy.”
> “Erwin Noordover demonstrates not only a thorough knowledge of public law but is also able to support and cooperate in preparing proceedings that are novel and meet requirements from not only a legal perspective, but also a policy perspective.”

Register of legal areas

Erwin Noordover has registered the following main (and sub) areas of law in the register of legal areas of the Netherlands Barhet rechtsgebiedenregister van de Nederlandse orde van advocaten
– Environmental law (Environmental law, Nature conservation law, Spatial administrative law, Water law)


Environmental Law Association (VMR)
Administrative Law Association (VAR)

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