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Iulia Vass

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VASS Lawyers

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Public Procurement, Concessions, PPP; Competition and State Aid; Commercial Transactions; Employment; Litigation.


Iulia is founding Managing Partner of VASS Lawyers and is acknowledged as one of the Romanian leading experts in public procurement and public-private partnerships.


Prior to setting up VASS Lawyers (2008), Iulia was head of the Public Procurement Department of a highly respected law firm in Bucharest. For the past six years, Iulia successfully coordinated complex public procurement and PPP projects in the utilities sector, infrastructure, mass-media, constructions, IT or environment, advising economic operators as well as contracting authorities in the intricate process of organizing and/or participating to award procedures or the setting up of PPPs. Iulia has also an extensive experience in representing clients before CNSC and the competent courts in public procurement litigations. Furthermore, she is specialized in commercial contracts, one of her major projects involving the block purchase of fixed assets within the patrimony of a Romanian company in bankruptcy by the largest manufacturer of seamless steel pipes and tubes in India (a 6.210.000 EUR transaction). Last but not least, Iulia counseled national and multinational companies specialized in infrastructure, seamless steel manufacturing or technology in relation to various employment aspects. During the past five years, Iulia has written and spoken widely on public procurement and public-private partnerships, having an extensive publishing activity and also being a constant presence at national and international conferences in the field.


English, French, Hungarian.


Bucharest Bar Association ELSA Lawyers' Society.


Iulia holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bucharest Law School (2003) and a Master’s degree in International Relations – Conflict Analysis and Resolution from the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration (2006).


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

VASS Lawyers’ ‘excellent’ team ‘identifies with the client in every case’ and has a key strength in procurement litigation. Iulia Vass, who is ‘a very good team manager’, and senior associate Alexandra Mititelu represent a political figure in a defamation case. Other work relates to professional regulation and civil fraud.

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PPP and procurement

Within: Leading individuals

Iulia Vass - VASS Lawyers

Within: PPP and procurement

VASS Lawyers is ‘unquestionably in the top tier of law firms for PPP in Romania’. Iulia Vasshas built a great team that works like a Swiss watch’, handling a range of matters, such as assisting a significant European oil company with a fuel distribution project, and advising an unsuccessful bidder on a €150m road project. Bianca Bello is also involved in much of the key work.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

VASS Lawyers’ team is a group of ‘walking encyclopaedias when it comes to legal matters in construction’. Iulia Vassunderstands clients’ businesses’; she advises on contentious and non-contentious matters.

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