Sofia Gentiloni Silveri focuses on EU and Italian competition law, as well as public procurement and administrative law.

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Sofia studied in Rome (Luiss) and Paris (SciencesPo) as a PhD researcher in public procurement and EU competition law. She also interned with the European Investment Bank in the European PPP Expertise Centre, in Luxembourg.


Italian, English, French 


  • La Sapienza University, Rome, Legal Profession: Specialised qualification, 2014
  • University of Luiss, Rome, Bachelor and Master of law, cum laude, 2011


Sofia has written numerous articles in Italian in the areas of administrative law and public contracts.

Direct Agreements in Public-Private Partnerships” (Italian Journal of Public Law, vol. 2, 2014).

Regular contributor to www.guistamm.it (on Administrative Law Issues).

Regular contributor to Van Bael & Bellis’ newsletter VBB on Competition Law.

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