About Adriaan 

Adriaan has more than 30 years of experience as a criminal defence attorney, acting in a wide variety of criminal cases and administrative sanction proceedings. He has been a partner with La Gro since 2000 and specialises in defending private individuals, businesses and local authorities in complex criminal cases relating to fraud, tax, economic, and environmental offences. He also boasts many years of experience and expertise in cases relating to sex offences, traffic cases (driving licences, proceedings involving the Dutch driving test body (CBR), traffic accidents), and workplace accidents. He is meticulous in the way he operates, as the difference between acquittal and conviction can often be determined by the tiniest of details.  


  • Criminal law and administrative sanctions law

Qualifications and experience

  • 1987, Nijmegen University (Criminal Law and Business Law)
  • 2012, Postgraduate Specialisation Programme in Criminal Law (Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology, Utrecht University)
  • Adviser of Stichting Opleidingen Strafrecht Advocatuur Midden-Nederland (SOSAM);
  • Member of the Netherlands Association for Criminal Defence Lawyers;
  • Member of the European Criminal Bar Association;
  • Partner of the national network of specialists in criminal cases (LS Advocaten Strafrecht);
  • Member of the Woerden Lions Club;
  • Member of the 40+ club Woerden Round Table.

Recent cases

  • Credit Suisse property fraud 
  • Fatal workplace accident in Heeten
  • Workplace accident with severe injury in Varsseveld
  • Illegal tropical timber imports (FLEGT regulation)
  • Corruption case at the Alphen aan den Rijn local authority
  • Criminal organisation in Bodegraven
Contact details
A.R.A.L. (Adriaan) Norenburg

Attorney | Partner 
Criminal law

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