CJEU



Hamas remains on European list of terrorist organisations following CJEU ruling

Hamas should not have been removed from the European list of terrorist organisations, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled.

Published 25 November 2021

CJEU: Hungary broke EU law with anti-migrant law

Hungary broke EU law by making it an offence for people or groups to help migrants and refugees apply for asylum, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled.

Published 17 November 2021

Ireland fined over €15m due to failure to comply with EU law

Ireland has been fined over €15 million and is continuing to accrue daily fines of €15,000 for failing to comply with a European court order linked to a wind farm development.

Published 17 September 2021

Polish judges unite in support of EU ruling

Thousands of Polish judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging authorities to follow recent rulings by an EU court to disband the country's disciplinary chamber for judges.

Published 30 July 2021

CJEU rules hijab can be banned at work

A new ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) would allow employers to ban the wearing of visible symbols of religious or political belief, such as headscarves.

Published 16 July 2021

CJEU: Poland could face EU infringement action over attempts to discipline lawyer for Donald Tusk

Poland could face EU infringement proceedings over its repeated attempts to bring disciplinary proceedings against the lawyer of Donald Tusk, a prominent opponent of the Polish government, an Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has suggested.

Published 18 June 2021

CJEU: GDPR proceedings may be brought by watchdogs which are not lead supervisory authorities

There are circumstances in which data protection watchdogs in the EU can bring a company to court over GDPR breaches despite not being the lead supervisory authority under the 'one-stop shop' rule, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled.

Published 15 June 2021

CJEU finds in favour of female Tesco workers in equal pay fight

Supermarkets in the UK have suffered another blow in the battle for equal pay after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled employees working in stores can compare their roles to colleagues working in distribution centres for the purpose of equal pay.

Published 4 June 2021

EU to insist CJEU rules on post-Brexit agreement with UK

The EU will insist that the Court of Justice of the European Union should be able to rule on any post-Brexit agreement with the UK, The Times reports.

Published 28 January 2020

Prime Minister’s attempts to eviscerate domestic law of CJEU precedent condemned

Boris Johnson's attempt to give ministers control over which courts are no longer bound by European Court precedent will damage the legal system, Lord Pannick QC has warned.

Published 13 January 2020

CJEU: Airline liable for harm caused by spilt cup of hot coffee

An airline is liable for the harm caused by a spilt cup of hot coffee and it is not necessary for that accident to relate to a hazard typically associated with flight, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled.

Published 24 December 2019

Johnson plans to give lower courts power to overturn EU law after Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to give British judges the power to overturn rulings of the European Court of Justice, The Times reports.

Published 18 December 2019

CJEU: European ‘right to be forgotten’ does not extend worldwide

The "right to be forgotten" in EU law does not extend worldwide, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has determined.

Published 25 September 2019

EU General Court bench to increase by seven

The number of judges at the General Court of the European Union will increase next week when the court welcomes seven additional judges.

Published 20 September 2019

CJEU: Member states cannot restrict registration of EU lawyers and must apply proportionate practice conditions

EU member states can not place their own conditions on the registration of lawyers from another member state and must apply the principle of proportionality to conditions on their ability to practise, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled.

Published 8 May 2019