Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 11 May 2010 - Maxwell v Commission

(Case F-55/09) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Secondment in the interests of the service - Leave on personal grounds - Accommodation and education expenses - Action for damages - Liability for a wrongful act - Unjust enrichment)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Allan Maxwell (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: S. Orlandi, A. Coolen, J.-N. Louis and E. Marchal, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and J. Baquero Cruz, agents)


Application for compensation for the loss suffered by the applicant during his leave on personal grounds taken to perform the duties of 'EU Senior Adviser' at the Korean Peninsular Energy Development Organization, loss resulting from the failure to reimburse accommodation and education expenses.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses Mr Maxwell's application.

Orders each party to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 180, 1.8.2009, p.64.