Fountain Court Chambers congratulates Sir Nicholas Underhill on his appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal.

Called to the Bar, Gray’s Inn, 1976 (Bencher 2000), he practised throughout his career at the Bar from Fountain Court.  He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1992 and was a Recorder 1994-2006; Attorney General to HRH the Prince of Wales 1998-2006; a Deputy High Court Judge 1998-2006; and a Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, 2000-03. He was Chairman of the Bar Pro Bono Unit 2002-05. Appointed a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, on 30 January 2006. He has been a Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal since 2006 and was its President 2009-11.