Judge Vajda will discuss the relationship between the TFEU and legislation with regard to two specific areas of substantive law, mainly the Rules of Public Procurement and also the Citizenship Directive (2004/38/EC).


Christopher Vajda holds a law degree from Cambridge University; licence spéciale en droit européen at the Université libre de Bruxelles (grande distinction); Called to the Bar of England and Wales by Gray's Inn (1979); Barrister (1979-2012); Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland (1996); Queen's Counsel (1997); Bencher of Gray's Inn (2003); Recorder of the Crown Court (2003-12); Treasurer of the United Kingdom Association for European Law (2001-12); contributor to 3rd to 6th eds of European Community Law of Competition (Bellamy and Child); Judge at the Court of Justice since 8 October 2012.