Rob Rinder is a professional barrister, who gained a First Class Honours degree at the University of Manchester in Politics & Modern History. He went onto specialize in international fraud, money laundering and other forms of financial crime.
Rob is best known for his ITV British reality court show ‘Judge Rinder’ which sees real life cases adjudicated over in a studio courtroom – a format that is very similar to the America’s popular TV show ‘Judge Judy’. Rob also presents ‘Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories’ which is now in its third series and lifts the lid on some of Britain’s worst ever crimes. He also hosted his own BBC Radio 5 Live series ‘Raising the Bar’ which he started with a discussion with the former Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge. In 2017, Rob re-launched ‘Crown Court’ on ITV, newly named ‘Judge Rinder’s Crown Court’, with a two-part special after a 30-year hiatus.
In 2016, Rob competed on the 14th series of Strictly Come Dancing making it to all the way to week 11 and ending the competition in fifth place.
Rob also released his own book ‘Rinder Rules’ in 2014 which successfully highlights a simple guide to making the law work for you – whoever you are! He is also a columnist for The Sun and the London Evening Standard.