Matthijs van Leeuwen

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

The Netherlands
T:+31 20 462 9313
The Netherlands
T:+31 20 462 9313
Matthijs van Leeuwen

Matthijs van Leeuwen


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Matthijs van Leeuwen is an energy lawyer (advocaat) based in Amsterdam. He specialises in Dutch and European regulatory issues, renewables, emissions trading and energy infrastructure. Matthijs has been seconded to the trading department of one of the largest utilities in Europe.

He has broad experience in multiple national and international energy related projects, ranging from off and onshore wind projects to the first Dutch LNG terminal and the merchant interconnector linking the Dutch and UK high voltage grids.

Matthijs holds a master's degree (LL.M.) in International & European Law and Dutch Law (civil effect), as well as a minor in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

Professional experience

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  • Advocaat, qualified in the Netherlands
  • Orde van Advocaten: Matthijs van Leeuwen heeft in het rechtsgebiedenregister van de Nederlandse orde van advocaten de volgende rechtsgebieden geregistreerd: Algemeen recht
  • Matthijs regularly publishes articles on various developments in the energy sector. Recent publications include articles on the grid at sea, ‘smart’ energy infrastructure and the challenges relating to the handling of variable, renewable energy.
  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Dutch Association of Energy Law
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German


Energy storage updater – March 2019

Publication | March 06, 2019

Regulatory progress for energy storage in Europe

Publication | March 2019

Energy storage updater - September 2017

Publication | September 19, 2017