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NewGround Law B.V. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Netherlands > Environment and planning Tier 2Fielding a team ‘with lots of experiences at the major law firms’, NewGround Law B.V.’s ‘boutique style really shows their personal and dedicated approach’. The practice undertakes a considerable volume of zoning and environmental matters related to large real estate projects and also handles associated disputes and litigation as necessary. Erwin Noordover, a January 2021 arrival from ENVIR Advocaten now co-heads the team alongside Anne-Marie Klijn and André Gaastra. Klijn has vast experience in administrative, spatial planning and environmental law, as well as in government liability and enforcement matters.
Anne-Marie Klijn; André Gaastra; Erwin Noordover
Other key lawyers:
Pieter van der Woerd
‘Erwin Noordover is great to work with; fast, smart and with a good feeling of the dynamics.’
‘NewGround Law is our top advisor for complex legal issues concerning objections to the zoning plan procedures and contract issues with developers and governmental parties.’
‘We have dealt with some of other firms, which are bigger firms and we believe that the approach of NGL sets them apart.’
‘We are proud to be working with this law firm that has a human dimension and still delivers all the products we need.’
‘NGL gave us the best service and when there were urgent matters they were always available to help us in very short time with high-quality advice.’
‘NewGround Law is very knowledgeable in their field.’
‘We can quickly spar with them about possible procedure options, and they are able to support us in determining the strategy for developments.’
‘Anne-Marie Klijn is very knowledgeable.’
Boelens De Gruyter
Bouwfonds property development (BPD)
Center Parcs Europe
Deka Immobilien Investment
Flow Real Estate
Gemeenschappelijke Regeling Nieuw Reijerwaard
Janssen de Jong Projectontwikkeling
OVG Real Estate/Edge Technologies
Pelt & Hooykaas
Stichting Gebiedsontwikkeling aan de Maas (STIGAM)
SW Laakveld (Momevent Real Estate & Van Deursen Group)
- Acting as advisors to a consortium of developers (Boelens de Gruyter, BPD , AM, Greystar, Janssen de Jong Projectontwikkeling and Lingotto Utrecht) on all legal aspects required for realising multiple buildings comprising 4-6.000 apartments and other non-residential units, in one of the Netherlands’ largest inner-city developments.
- Advisors to Stichting Gebiedsontwikkeling aan de Maas on all public law aspects related to a unique, 600,000 square-metre inner-city redevelopment of an entire neighbourhood, comprising residential areas, sports facilities, restaurants, retail, leisure and catering, and cultural initiatives, with the new 63,000-seat Feyenoord football stadium acting as catalyst.
- Advising Edge Technologies on all public law aspects (planning/zoning, nitrogen emissions, environmental permits) required for the redevelopment of ABN AMRO Bank’s 98,000 square-metre national headquarters.
Netherlands > Real estate Tier 4NewGround Law B.V. has notable expertise in real estate, environmental and administrative law, and handles both contentious and non-contentious matters. It is experienced in transactional work, development and redevelopment issues, financings, leasing matters and arbitration proceedings. Erwin Noordover joined from ENVIR Advocaten in February 2021 and now leads the team alongside André Gaastra, Cynthia De Witt Wijnen, Charles van Rijckevorsel and Anne-Marie Klijn.
‘The team is very well trained, professional, diverse and client-oriented’.
‘As a client, you don’t feel like a number, like with the bigger firms’.
‘Cynthia de Witt Wijnen is a very experienced, highly responsive and skilful negotiator’.
‘Boutique size, with all specialisms in-house related to the real estate praxis’.
‘Charles van Rijckevorsel, Cynthia de Witt Wijnen and Anne Marie Klein are leading real estate lawyers/notaries’.
Distri Development 3.0 B.V.
Corpus Sireo Real Estate
Aviva Real Estate Investors
Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH
BNP Paribas Real Estate Investments
WestInvest Gesellschaft für Investmentfonds mbH
HANSAINVEST Real Assets GmbH
Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH
OVG Real Estate
Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
AutoBinck Vastgoed Nederland B.V.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
Kuwait family office
LHI Luxembourg Group
Siblu France SAS
The Larmag Group
Fred Developers B.V.
- Advised Deka Immobilien on the €200m acquisition of the landmark Terrace Tower building in Amsterdam.
- Advised Swiss Life on the €125m acquisition of a residential building in Rotterdam called The Lee Towers I in Rotterdam.
NewGround Law B.V. > Firm Profile
NewGround Law is a top-tier independent law firm, started in 2019, and has since grown into a team of over 30 lawyers, civil-law notaries, employees and six partners.
NEWGROUND stands for making the difference by pushing boundaries and breaking market conventions. The firm provides legal services in real estate matters in the broadest sense such as commercial real estate transactions, real estate financing, property development, acquisition and (re)development, management, rental property, (re)leasing, dispute resolution and furthermore in the areas of environmental, zoning and planning matters, area (re)development, energy transition, supervision and enforcement, sustainability, and Clean Tech.
The clientele of NewGround Law consists of large (inter)national institutional investors and prominent project developers from both the public and private sectors, municipalities and private and public corporations.
Main areas of law
Construction law and contracting
Contract and notarial law
(Sustainable) energy and regulatory law
Planning law and zoning
|Public Law, Environmental and Planning Law, Commercial Litigation||Anne-Marie Klijnfirstname.lastname@example.org||+31 6 50 21 39 54|
|Property Law, Tenancy Law, Construction and Contract Law, Dispute Resolution||Charles van Rijckevorselemail@example.com||+31 6 55 71 65 95|
|Transactions guidance and Notarial Practice||Cynthia de Witt Wijnenfirstname.lastname@example.org||+31 6 15 34 90 27|
|Public Law, Environmental and Planning Law, Dispute Resolution, Energy Law||André Gaastraemail@example.com||+31 6 29 31 31 20|
|Energy Law, Clean Tech, Environmental law||Erwin Noordoverfirstname.lastname@example.org||+31 6 50 24 6 991|
|Property Law, Tenancy Law, Construction and Contract Law, Dispute Resolution||Renée Fennisemail@example.com||+31 6 18 52 62 24|
|Mr Janneke Berendsen||Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Ron Bisschop||Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Renée Fennis||Partner | Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr André Gaastra||Partner | Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Birgitte Gerrissen-Prins||Candidate civil-law-notary||View Profile|
|Mr Marie-Claire Headley||Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Rieneke Jager||Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Anne-Marie Klijn||Partner | Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Erwin Noordover||Partner | Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Victoria Rakovitch||Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
|Mr Cynthia de Witt Wijnen||Partner | Civil-Law Notary||View Profile|
|Mr Charles van Rijckevorsel||Partner | Attorney-at-law||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of partners : 6 Number of lawyers and civil law notaries : 24
LanguagesDutch English German Russian
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