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Members: 21 January 2023

Job Opportunity: Registrar at the General Court in the Court of Justice of the European Union

Job Opportunity: Registrar at the General Court in the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Court of Justice of the European Union is seeking to recruit a Registrar for the General Court. The General Court is one of two courts making up the Court of Justice of the European Union. Its task consists in, inter alia, reviewing the legality of acts of the institutions and bodies of the European Union. Proceedings brought before the General Court, therefore, reflect the activities of those institutions and bodies.

The General Court will soon be appointing its Registrar, pursuant to the fourth subparagraph of Article 254 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and Article 32 of the Rules of Procedure of the General Court.

The appointment will be for a period of 6 years from the date of taking office, which should preferably be May 1, 2023.

Candidates are invited to apply via the EU CV Online portal no later than Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

A little bit about the Role

Under the authority of the President of the General Court, the Registrar is responsible for the acceptance, transmission and custody of all documents and for effecting service as provided for by the Rules of Procedure of the General Court.

The Registrar assists the Members of the General Court in all their official functions.

A broader explanation of the position and the application details are outlined in the Information Booklet, which is available at: curia.europa.eu >

About the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the judicial institution of the European Union. The CJEU ensures that European law is interpreted and applied in the same way in every member state. 

Located in Luxembourg, it is composed of the General Court and the Court of Justice. The General Court has 54 judges and the Court of Justice has 27 judges, one from each member state. In addition to the 27 judges, there are 11 Advocates General who deliver reasoned opinions on cases to assist the Court of Justice in making its decisions.

To learn more about the CJEU, visit their WEBSITE >