European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers Democracy Team – Unit: Union citizenship and free movement
Pierre Rabourdin first studied political science at Sciences Po Paris and then philosophy and religion at Columbia University. He later qualified as a lawyer in France after studying French and European law at Sciences Po Paris and the College of Europe. After working in various law firms, Pierre joined the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers, to work on procedural criminal law and the European Arrest Warrant. As part of the Junior Professional Programme, Pierre worked in different Commission Services. He joined the Directorate-General for Maritime Affaires and Fisheries as an international relation officers working on Arctic policy and international ocean governance. He then moved to the Commission’s Legal Service, working on criminal, civil and migration law. There, Pierre took part in the preparation of the Commission’s SLAPPs initiative. In 2022, Pierre came back to the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers to join its democracy team. He works mainly on the defence of democracy package, on legal issues linked to elections and on the implementation of the Recommendation against SLAPPs.