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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 14 December 2010 - Gowitzke v Europol

(Case F-74/09) 1

(Civil service - Europol staff- Article 27 of the Staff Regulations applicable to Europol employees - Article 4 of the policy for determining grades and steps of Europol staff - Reassessment of a post to the next grade - Classification by step)

Language of the case: Dutch


Applicant: Werner Siegrfried Gowitzke (The Hague, the Netherlands) (represented by: D.C. Coppens, lawyer)

Defendant: European Police Office (Europol) (represented by: D. Neumann and D. El Khoury, agents, and B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)


Application for annulment of Europol's decision of 5 June 2009 rejecting the applicant's claim to have his classification changed to grade 5, step 1.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action.

Orders the applicant to pay the costs.


1 - OJ C 267, 7.11.2009, p. 85.