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About the Legal Service

Activities of the Legal Service

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Organisation of the Legal Service

The teams
The Legal Service is organised in teams, each headed by a Director. Each team handles a specific set of subject areas and policies where it performs the Legal Service’s two roles of:

Further information about the areas of responsibility of the teams

The Quality of Legislation Team

The Procurement and Recoveries unit
The MAREC (Procurement and Recoveries) unit deals with the Commission's own legal affairs (consultations and disputes concerning the buildings occupied by the Commission, procurement procedures initiated by the Commission and contracts concluded by the Commission, including the forced recovery of debts owed to the Commission).

The internal support groups
Like any other Directorate-General or similar department, the Legal Service has a number of general administrative units dealing with matters such as human resources, information and documentation, and IT.

Last updated on 6.6.2017



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