|Advocate General of the European Court of Justice|
|Assumed office |
7 October 2006
|Born||22 August 1947|
In 1995, Yves Bot was nominated by Jacques Toubon, then Minister of Justice, as prosecutor of Nanterre. He directed the courthouse of Le Mans and worked as a counsellor to Pierre Méhaignerie at the Ministry of Justice.
Between October 2002 and October 2004, he was procureur (head of the prosecution) of the Paris Court of large claims (Tribunal de grande instance). Between October 2004 and October 2006, he was procureur général (head of the prosecution and supervisor of the prosecutors of lower courts) of the Paris Court of Appeals, and as such one of the most important members of the French prosecution service. Since 2006 he is Advocate General at the European Court of Justice.
- "Presentation of the Members". European Court of Justice. Retrieved 2009-11-05.
- Biography, Website European Court of Justice
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