At the invitation of the Slynn Board of Trustees, Lady Rose of Colmworth has accepted the role of President at the Slynn Foundation a role previously held by the Rt. Hon. Sir Peter Gross who stood down in 2022 due to commitments.
Dame Vivien Rose, Lady Rose became a Justice of the Supreme Court on 19 April 2021. She was called to the Bar in 1984 and was in private practice for ten years specialising in domestic and EU competition law. In 1995 she joined the Government Legal Service serving as a legal adviser on financial services at HM Treasury until 2001. In 2002 she was appointed to the Senior Civil Service and moved to the Ministry of Defence as Director of Operational and International Humanitarian Law. From 2005 to 2008 she advised in the Office of Counsel to the Speaker of the House of Commons. In 2006 she was appointed to her first judicial role as a fee-paid Chairman of the Competition Appeal Tribunal. She became a High Court Judge in the Chancery Division in 2013 and was President of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) between 2015 and 2018. She was appointed to the Court of Appeal in January 2019.