Sir Geoffrey Vos was appointed Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice in England and Wales on the 11th January 2021.
Prior to this, he was Chancellor of the High Court since October 2016, in which role he had responsibility for the conduct of business in the Business and Property Courts. He was a Lord Justice of Appeal from 2013 and was President of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary from January 2015 to June 2016.
He was appointed as a High Court Judge in October 2009. He sat in the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey between 2005 and 2009, and in the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands between 2008 and 2009, having begun his judicial career as a deputy High Court Judge in 1999.
Sir Geoffrey was the Chairman of the Chancery Bar Association from 1999 to 2001 and Chairman of the Bar Council in 2007. He was Chairman of the Social Mobility Foundation from 2008-2011.
Sir Geoffrey is also a member of the Lawtech UK Panel and chairman of its UK Jurisdiction Taskforce.