Duncan Grieve is an associate based in the London office of Morrison & Foerster and is a member of the Litigation group.
Mr. Grieve advises a range of organisations, including multinationals, both on internal corporate investigations and during investigation or prosecution by regulatory bodies including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). His cases frequently have an international dimension involving issues in foreign jurisdictions.
Mr. Grieve represents individuals subject to internal, regulatory and criminal investigation. Recent work includes advising clients throughout the global investigations into the integrity of financial benchmarks including LIBOR and FX. He has acted for clients in relation to Parliamentary Select Committee appearances and has also worked closely with other professionals to deal with the reputational and PR issues that accompany such investigations. He has also conducted anti-bribery and corruption due diligence in relation to high profile investments into foreign jurisdictions.
Mr. Grieve has experience in contentious insolvency matters involving offshore trusts and banking disputes in the Middle East. He also advises on commercial disputes including securities litigation and claims involving financial products. Recent work spans a range of sectors covering technology, financial services and non-profit organisations.
Mr. Grieve regularly delivers presentations on bribery, corruption and effective compliance strategies.
Mr. Grieve has a strong professional interest in Brazil, particularly in the dispute resolution and anti-corruption sectors. He is an active participant in the Brazilian-British Lawyers Exchange Programme organised by the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Brazilian Bar Association.
After obtaining a first in History in 2007 from the University of York, Mr. Grieve completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP Manchester. Mr. Grieve is admitted to practice in England & Wales. He is a member of AIJA.
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