Appointment of President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal

Date:

1 Oct 2013

The Lord Chancellor has appointed The Honourable Mr Justice Roth to be President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal with effect from 5 November 2013.

Mr Justice Roth replaces The Honourable Mr Justice Barling whose appointment as President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal ends on 4 November 2013. Mr Justice Barling will then return full time to the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.

 


Notes:

Sir Peter Roth (60) was called to the Bar in 1977 and took Silk in 1997. He was appointed a Recorder in 2000 and a High Court Judge in 2009. He was, for many years, a leading practitioner in competition law and, as a judge, has heard many of the recent competition cases brought in the High Court. From 2003 to 2009 he was Chairman of the Competition Law Association, he held a visiting professorship at King’s College, London, teaching competition law on the LLM course and he was the General Editor of the 5th and 6th editions of Bellamy & Child on European Union Law of Competition.