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Action brought on 15 March 2007 - Lafleur-Tighe v Commission

(Case F-24/07)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Virgine Lafleur-Tighe (Makati, Philippines) (represented by S. Rodrigues and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities

Form of order sought

annul the decision of the Appointing Authority to classify the applicant in grade 13, step 1 at the date of his recruitment as a contract agent, entailed by the employment contract signed on 22 December 2005;

indicate to the Appointing Authority the effects of the annulment of the contested decision and, in particular, of the recognition of the applicant's professional experience from 16 November 1993, the date he obtained his bachelor's degree, and his reclassification in grade 14, with retroactive effect from 22 December 2005;

Order the defendant to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The applicant, in addition to relying on the pleas in law very similar to those which she raised in Case F-135/06, claims, in particular, that there has been a breach of the principle of free movement in respect of degrees and professional qualifications.