Eldred Tabachnik, QC (born 5 November 1943) is a South African-born English barrister, recorder and a former president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews. He is currently President of the British Friends of Boys Town Jerusalem.
After reading law at the University of Cape Town, he qualified as an Advocate at the South African Bar. He came to England and gained an LLM with distinction for commercial law and restitution. He then lectured in law at University College, London. He was called to the Bar in 1970, and was created a QC in 1982. He was appointed Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple in 1982, and has been a Recorder since 2000. He is now part of 11 King's Bench Walk Chambers in London.
He covers a range of employment law from judicial review and public law, to commercial law. He has written on legal subjects and is on the committee of the Industrial Relations Law Review. He is past president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews. Tabachnik is a friend of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair (who trained in 11 King's Bench Walk Chambers) and the fundraiser and businessman Lord Levy. He praised Blair for his plans to create an annual Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27, stating "It is essential that we remember the genocides of the last century and learn their lessons for the future.".
- Profile at 11 Kings Bench Walk Chambers
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