27.8.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 301/20


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance de Namur (Belgium) lodged on 27 June 2018 — Ordre des avocats du barreau de Dinant v JN

(Case C-421/18)

(2018/C 301/28)

Language of the case: French

Referring court

Tribunal de première instance de Namur

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Ordre des avocats du barreau de Dinant

Defendant: JN

Question referred

Is the action brought by a Bar Association seeking an order that one of its members pay the annual professional fees owed to it a matter ‘relating to a contract’ within the meaning of Article 7(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters? (1)


(1)  OJ 2012 L 351, p. 1.