International civil service law

The partnership of Christy and Cirelli is specialized in the practice of law relating to international civil servants. Its clients are staff members and staff associations of international organizations, including the United Nations, FAO, WHO, WFP, IFAD, ITER, IDLO and the international agricultural research centres.

The issues that the partnership advises clients on include

  • Selection and promotion
  • Performance appraisal
  • Salaries and allowances
  • Workers compensation
  • Harassment
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Dismissal

The partnership has extensive experience advising staff associations on formation, recognition agreements, staff regulations and collective action.

For individual clients it negotiates on their behalf, advises them in the internal proceedings of the organizations and represents them before the ILO Administrative Tribunal and the United Nations tribunals.