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Your Europe Legal Adviser

To assist you in understanding and enforcing your European Union rights and obligations, you can avail of the Your Europe Advice Servicewhich provides free and personalised advice on your rights in the EU - in your own language and within a week of your request. It can clarify the European law that applies in your case, explain how you can exercise your EU rights and obtain redress and signpost you to a body that can offer further help if needed. You can submit an enquiry via the web form. 

For simpler questions on the EU, you can contact EUROPE DIRECT via the Freephone number - 00800 6 7 8 9 10 11.

If you need to discuss your case personally, you may fix an appointment with the Your Europe Legal Adviser.

Your Europe Legal Adviser

Siobhan Duffy, Your Europe Legal AdviserThe Your Europe Legal Adviser is a lawyer and is available by prior appointment to provide you with information and advice on your rights in the European Union.  If you have a problem which relates to your rights in the European Union, you can make an appointment for a consultation with the Your Europe Legal Adviser by telephone at 01 634 1111 or by email at or by personal appointment through the European Commission Representation in Ireland at European Union House, 18 Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Ms. Duffy is available for consultation sessions for a half day each month. You can make an appointment for the following dates:

  • Tuesday 28 April (morning)
  • Tuesday 26 May (morning)

  • Tuesday 16 June (morning)

The advice given by the Your Europe Legal Adviser is independent advice and should not be considered to be the opinion of the European Commission nor will advice given be binding upon the Commission.

The Your Europe Legal Adviser will also deliver presentations and seminars to interested groups on issues such as "Your rights as a Citizen in the EU", "Rights for Older People in the EU" and "Legal Entitlements for Women in the EU".  If you are a member of an organisation which would be interested in such a presentation, the Your Europe Legal Adviser would be delighted to hear from you. 

All services provided by the Your Europe Legal Adviser are free of charge.

Last update: 08/04/2015  |Top