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Dominic Grieve

Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve, QC MP (born 24 May 1956) is a British Conservative politician, barrister and Queen's Counsel. He is currently the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield, and as of the 2010 General Election, the Attorney General for England and Wales and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland.

Grieve was born in Lambeth, the son of Percy Grieve QC (the MP for Solihull 1964–83) and of an Anglo-French mother, Evelyn Raymonde Louise Mijouain. He was educated at the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle on Cromwell Road in South Kensington, Colet Court preparatory school in Barnes, Westminster School, and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he received a BA degree in Modern History in 1978. He was the President of the Oxford University Conservative Association in 1977.

He continued his studies at the Polytechnic of Central London (now the University of Westminster), where he received a Diploma in Law in 1979. He was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in 1980 and is a specialist in Occupational safety and health law. He was made a Bencher of the Middle Temple in 2005 and appointed a Queen's Counsel in 2008.

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