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New Cypriot judge at Court of Justice

A NEW judge from Cyprus was sworn in at the Court of Justice of the European Union on Wednesday.

According to a Court of Justice press release, a formal sitting took place at the seat of the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg on the occasion of the oath taken by Constantinos Lycourgos and his entry into office.

Following the resignation of George Arestis, by decision of September 24, 2014, the representatives of the governments of the EU member states appointed  Lycourgos for the remainder of the term of office, until October l6, 2018.

Lycourgos has been a special adviser on European affairs to the Cypriot Foreign Minister , member of the negotiating team for the accession of Cyprus to the EU, adviser on EU law at the Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus, member of Greek Cypriot delegations in negotiations for a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem, senior lawyer and senior counsel of the Republic of Cyprus and head of the EU law section of the Republic’s Law Office, agent of the Cypriot government before the courts of the EU and member of the board of the European Public Law Organisation.

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