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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 11 April 2016 — Rouffaud v EEAS

(Case F-59/13 RENV) 1

(Civil Service — Referral back to the Tribunal after annulment — EEAS staff — Member of the contract staff — Auxiliary member of the contract staff — Reclassification of auxiliary contract as a contract of indefinite duration — Refusal)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Thierry Rouffaud (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: J.-N. Louis and N. de Montigny, lawyers)

Defendant: European External Action Service (represented by: S. Marquardt and M. Silva, acting as Agents)


Annulment of the decision rejecting the applicant’s application to have his successive fixed-term employment contracts reclassified as a contract of indefinite duration and to have his period completed as an auxiliary member of the contract staff recognised as a period of service completed as a member of the contract staff.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders each party to bear its own costs incurred in Cases F-59/13 and F-59/13 RENV;

Orders the European External Action Service to bear its own costs incurred in Case T-457/14 P and to pay the costs incurred by Mr Thierry Rouffard in Case T-457/14 P.


1 OJ C 233, 10.8.2013, p. 14 (original Case F-59/13).