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British advocate general at EU court loses bid to block her removal over Brexit

By Michael Acton and Karoline Del Vecchio
  • 10 Sep 2020 06:49
  • 11 Sep 2020 02:57
A UK advocate general at the EU's top court has lost a last-minute legal bid to block her Brexit-related removal from the post.
Greek national Athanasios Rantos was today sworn in (see here), replacing Eleanor Sharpston as one of the EU Court of Justice's 11 advocates general, who prepare independent

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent

Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

Karoline Del Vecchio

Senior Research Assistant

Karoline holds a degree in translation studies and EU law from Mainz University, Germany. Before joining MLex, she worked for the German Steel Federation and U.S. law firm Latham & Watkins in Brussels where she reported on EU affairs and worked as a legal researcher, providing global monitoring services on EU competition law, trade and regulatory matters. Karoline's working languages are German, English, French, Spanish, Italian and Polish.

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