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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 8 July 2010 - Lesniak v Commission

(Case F-67/06) 1

(Civil Service - Officials - Appointment - Temporary agents appointed as officials - Candidates placed on a reserve list prior to the entry into force of the new Staff Regulations - Transitional rules governing classification in grade at the time of recruitment - Classification in grade pursuant to the new, less favourable rules - Article 5(4) and Article 12(3) of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Christophe Lesniak (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and É. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and H. Krämer, Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Simm and I. Šulce, Agents)


Annulment of the Commission decision of 8 August 2005 appointing the applicant - at that time a member of the temporary staff in grade A*10, step 2, and a successful candidate in External Competition PE/99/A - as a probationary official in grade A*6, step 2

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders the parties to beat their own respective costs.


1 - OJ C 178 of 29.07.06, p. 43.