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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 29 June 2010 - Kipp v European Police Office (Europol),

(Case F-28/09) 1

(Civil service - Europol staff - Non-renewal of a contract - Contract of indefinite duration - Article 6 of the staff regulations applicable to Europol employees- Principle of the rights of defence)

Language of the case: Dutch


Applicant: Michael Kipp (The Hague, The Netherlands) (represented by: initially by P. de Casparis, lawyer, and subsequently by W. J. Dammingh and N. D. Dane, lawyers)

Defendant: European Police Office (Europol) (represented by: D. Neumann and D. El Khoury, agents, assisted by B. Wägenbaur and R. Van der Hout, lawyers)


Application for annulment of the decision of 12 June 2008 informing the applicant that it was impossible to offer him a permanent post and of the decision of 7 January 2009 rejecting the complaint brought against the first decision.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of 12 June 2008 in which the European Police Office (Europol) refused to grant Mr Kipp a contract of indefinite duration;

Orders Europol to bear the costs.


1 - OJ C 167, 18.07.09, p. 25.