About Coline 

Coline has been with La Gro since 2008 and is an attorney and partner. She focuses on her clients’ perspective and provides practical solutions, advice and litigation in respect of a variety of administrative law matters. The focus of her practice is on environmental law, enforcement, and subversion. Her clients include municipalities and other local authorities, as well as property developers and housing corporations. Before becoming an attorney, she spent eight years working in the Utrecht District Court’s Administrative Law Division, and alongside her work as an attorney, she is a lecturer and writes annotations for the Administrative Law Advisory Foundation (StAB). 


  • Administrative (procedural) law
  • Environmental law
  • Enforcement
  • Undermining

Qualifications and experience

  • 2001, Dutch Law, major in Administrative Law and Private Law
  • 2014, Grotius Specialisation Programme in Spatial Planning Law and Environmental Law
  • Member of the Construction Law Association.
  • Member of the VAR Administrative Law Association.
  • Administrative law coordinator at Netlaw
  • 2007-2021, Lawyer/editor at Advocatenblad
  • 2014-2021, Administrative law lecturer in the vocational training programme for lawyers
  • 2021-present Lecturer at SEGMENT Education
  • 2021-present Annotator for StAB

 Recent cases

  • Environmental law: Advising and litigating on environmental permits, zoning plans, and losses due to government planning decisions.
  • Enforcement: Advising and litigating on the imposing of orders subject to a penalty for non-compliance or administrative enforcement and recovery decisions. For nationally listed buildings, among other things, and use contrary to zoning plan.
  • Undermining: Advising and litigating in the area of public order (the Municipalities Act or general municipal bylaw) and Section 13b of the Opium Act.
Contact details
C.H. (Coline) Norde

Attorney at law | Partner 

Public law

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