Vivien Rose was called to the Bar in 1984 and was a member of Monckton Chambers, London, for ten years specialising in domestic and EU competition law. In 1995 she left private practice and joined the Government Legal Service working for several years in HM Treasury advising on financial services regulation, at the Ministry of Defence advising on international humanitarian law and in the Legal Services Office of the House of Commons. She joined the Tribunal as a Chairman in 2005 and has chaired panels dealing with cases covering the whole range of the Tribunal's work including against findings of competition law infringement appeals against penalties, telecoms cases and follow-on damages claims. She is co-editor of the 7th edition of Bellamy & Child on the European Union Law of Competition (March 2013). She was appointed a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court in May 2013.