Diana Cocias is a Partner lawyer of Ivan and Associates. Diana is a FIDIC accredited trainer and Vice-president of ARIC (the Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers). As well, Diana is a member of the Internal Market Committee of EFCA (European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations).
She provided in the past counsel for the Minister of Transportation and the National Company of Motorways and National Roads in Romania being able to provide to clients an enhanced experience that combines the vision in both public and private sector.
Diana is a highly experienced litigator with over 15 years of experience in in assisting and consulting public authorities or private companies in connection with the contracting, implementation and development of contracts based on FIDIC Conditions, including consultancy offered to central public authorities for evaluating tenders submitted in public procurement procedures.
Diana participated on behalf of ARIC in the negotiations carried out with the Romanian Government regarding the harmonization of the FIDIC Contract Conditions with the national and European public procurement legislation.
Diana is the co-author of two FIDIC accredited Modules, FIDIC Basic and FIDIC in Public and also listed as an Adjudicator on President Aric's National Adjudicator List. She has a wide experience as a trainer, constantly teaching FIDIC Modules as well as related courses (public procurement, Claims, etc.) to both public authorities and private companies.
Diana acted as acted as DAB (sole member of the Dispute Adjudication Board) within several FIDIC contracts carried out both in the field of transportation and environmental infrastructure.