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Action brought on 4 October 2022 – SB v EEAS

(Case T-621/22)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: SB (represented by: L. Burguin, T. Bontinck and A. Guillerme, lawyers)

Defendant: European External Action Service (EEAS)

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

find that the EEAS is liable;

order the EEAS to pay the sum of EUR 80 000 in respect of non-material harm and EUR 720 000 in respect of material harm;

order the defence to bear the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

In support of the action against the two decisions of 10 November 2021 rejecting the applicant’s applications for the positions of Head of Delegation of the European Union, first, in [confidential1 and, second, in [confidential], the applicant relies on four pleas in law.

First plea in law, alleging a manifest error of assessment.

Second plea in law, alleging violation of the principle of legitimate expectations.

Third plea in law, alleging violation of the principle of equal treatment.

Fourth plea in law, alleging the existence of a misuse of powers.


1 Confidential information omitted.