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

(Case F-37/09) 1

(Staff case - Europol employees - Non-renewal of a contract - Contract of indefinite duration - Article 6 of the Staff Regulations applicable to Europol employees - Principle of respect for the rights of the defence)

Language of the case: Dutch


Applicant: Margaret Doyle (Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands) (represented initially by P. de Casparis, lawyer, then by W. J. Dammingh and N. D. Dane, lawyers)

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


Annulment of the decision of 12 June 2008 informing the applicant that it was impossible to offer her a permanent post, and 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 by which the European Police Office (Europol) refused to offer to Ms Doyle a contract of indefinite duration;

orders Europol to pay the costs.


1 - OJ C 167, of 18.07.09., p 26