Dominic Grieve KC

Year of Call: 1980 / Year of Silk: 2008

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Dominic Grieve KC

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



Christ Church appoints the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC to lead its Independent Governance Review

28th June 2022

Christ Church, Oxford has today appointed the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC to lead an independent review into governance of the Foundation

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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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