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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’ team ‘comes up with original solutions’ to disputes. The group has a strong track record in procurement litigation, and has seen a recent uptick in insolvency matters. Iulia Vass and senior associate Alexandra Mititelu represent a pharmaceutical company in a dispute over the award procedure of a public procurement contract for nuclear magnetic resonance imaging equipment.

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PPP and procurement

Within: Leading individuals

Iulia Vass - Vass Lawyers

Within: PPP and procurement

Vass Lawyers has ‘excellent knowledge of the public procurement field’. Iulia Vass is praised for her ‘capacity to draw scenarios regarding a certain case and anticipate the results’; she assisted the leader of a consortium of companies with a successful challenge against the award procedure of a €282m ambulances supply contract. Senior associate Alexandra Mititelu is recommended.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Vass Lawyers ‘understands the construction field very well’. Iulia Vass handles contentious and non-contentious mandates; she is assisting two real estate entities with implementing the construction of a leisure compound.

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