The Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP, 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 who retires as President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal on 4 November 2013.
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Sir Peter Marcel Roth, aged 60, was called to the Bar (M) in 1977 and took Silk in 1997. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2000 and as a High Court Judge in 2009.
Mr Justice Barling’s appointment as President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal will end on 4 November 2013. Mr Justice Barling will then return full time to the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.