About Marjolein Dieperink

Marjolein Dieperink is an experienced attorney-at-law with a strong focus on the energy sector and energy projects. Her clients include energy companies, developers of energy projects, investors, energy-intensive companies, semi-public entities and governments. Marjolein has ample experience in renewables such as solar, wind and heat projects and grids and a broad experience in the field of (SDE) subsidies, (environmental) permits, tendering and sector-specific legislation (Electricity Act 1998, Gas Act and Heat Act). In addition, she is a sector specialist and coordinates the regulatory, corporate, real estate and other legal activities related to an energy project.

As of 1 January 2022, she has been appointed endowed professor in the chair ‘Climate Change and Energy Transition’ at the law faculty of VU University Amsterdam. The chair focuses on the legal framework for projects required for a carbon-neutral society. These projects need private investment within public frameworks. By establishing the chair, AKD and the VU address the social urgency of climate change and energy transition and aim to contribute, through education and research, to making society carbon neutral.

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  • VU University Amsterdam: PhD, Verhandelbare Ontwikkelingsrechten
  • New York University: School of Continuing & Professional Studies
  • Utrecht University: Dutch Law
  • Utrecht University: Italian
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Marjolein Dieperink has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Economic law
  • Administrative law


Based on this registration, Marjolein is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.