The Rt Hon Lord Justice Elias:
Sir Patrick Elias was called to the Bar in 1973 (Inner Temple). He became a Bencher in 1995 and served as Assistant Recorder from 1997 to 1999. He was appointed Deputy High Court Judge in January 1999 and four months later, in May 1999, he was named Judge of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division.
He was President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal from 2006 to 2008.
He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2009.