Monckton silk nominated for elevation to ECJ bench

Monckton Chambers silk Christopher Vajda QC has been nominated by the Government to join the European Court of Justice (ECJ) bench.

Christopher Vajda QC
Christopher Vajda QC

If approved by the European Union Vajda, who The Lawyer named as part of its Hot 100 list for 2012, will join the bench in October.

Widely regarded as a leading competition silk with a particular focus on European law, Vajda has advised on more than 100 cases before the General Court and the Court of Justice.

In March, Vajda was instructed by Edwin Coe partner David Greene for Retailers Against VAT Avoidance Schemes (RAVAS), which intervened in a judicial review bid by the states of Jersey and Guernsey against the Government’s decision to stop imports of goods by mail order from the islands being VAT free (26 March 2012).