Sir Peter Roth was called to the Bar in 1977 and was appointed Queen's Counsel 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 Master of Laws (LLM) course and he was the General Editor of the 5th and 6th editions of Bellamy & Child on the European Union Law of Competition. He is a treasurer of the European Association of Competition Law Judges and a trustee of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (ICLR).