Dominic Grieve QC

Year of Call: 1980 / Year of Silk: 2008

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Dominic Grieve QC

Year of Call: 1980 / Year of Silk: 2008

Practice Areas


Dominic Grieve QC was Attorney General in the Coalition Government from 2010-2014.  In June 2010 he was appointed a Privy Councillor.

As Attorney General Mr Grieve dealt with public law matters in the Supreme Court, European Court of Justice and before the European Court of Human Rights. He is most recently involved  in work relating to unlawful detention and breaches of human rights by foreign states and advising on improving governance for a charity with international operations.

Dominic is a visiting professor in Law, Politics and Human Rights at Goldsmiths, University of London, a trustee of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, a member of the Council of Management of the Ditchley Foundation and President of the Franco-British Society.

He is a Bencher of the Middle Temple.


Chair of the Intelligence & Security Committee 2015-2019
Attorney General 2010-2014
Privy Council 2010



Dominic Grieve QC, appointed Chair of Islamic Relief’s independent commission on trustee vetting and conduct

17th September 2020

Dominic Grieve QC, former Attorney General and former Chair of Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, is to chair a new Independent Commission established by the charity Islamic Relief Worldwide. The Commission will assess the vetting of the charity’s trustees and senior executives, as well as reviewing and redefining expectations of conduct.

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TEMPLE GARDEN CHAMBERS is a market leading set with recognised excellence in a myriad of practice areas with awarded leaders in twelve specialist areas. TGC has the privilege of being well placed in the Temple and The Hague with superb facilities.

Currently consisting of 17 silks and 60 juniors with outstanding leadership and a long established clerking team acknowledged for their exceptional client services and business development, we are keen to expand upon our key areas.

To accommodate the growth in our core practice areas we are inviting applications from established practitioners and/or teams to further enhance our excellent reputation in the following fields:

• Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
• Inquests & Inquiries
• Health & Safety
• Costs & Litigation Funding

TGC is widely recognised for its friendly ethos and its commitment to Equality & Diversity and Wellbeing. We are especially keen to encourage applications from underrepresented groups at the bar – women, people with disabilities, those from ethnic minority groups and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Applications will be treated with the strictest confidence and should be addressed to the Head of Chambers, Keith Morton QC

In advance of any formal application both Keith Morton QC and Dean Norton (Senior Clerk) would be delighted to have a confidential discussion. To arrange a meeting please contact Dean on 020 7842 8641 or