Lord Justice Nicholas Underhill was called to the bar by Gray’s Inn in 1976. He became a QC (now KC) in 1992. He was appointed a Recorder in 1994 and authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge in 1998. From 2000 to 2003 he was a part-time judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He was appointed a High Court Judge in 2006 and assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division (now King’s Bench Division). He was re-appointed a judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal and was its President from 2009 to 2011.
He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2013.