The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP has been MP for Beaconsfield since 1997. He is Attorney General for England and Wales and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland.
After studying history at Oxford, he was called to the Bar in 1980 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2008. In politics he was a councillor for an inner city ward. As MP, Dominic was shadow minister for Scotland 1999 and 2001; shadow spokesman on criminal justice 2001-3; Shadow Attorney General 2003-9; Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-9; and Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009 to 2010. He combined his official posts with pursuing a deep interest in community cohesion.
Dominic is bilingual in French and currently president of the Franco-British Society and Vice Chairman of the Franco- British Council. Away from politics, Dominic relishes his family life with his wife Caroline, who is also a barrister, and their two students sons James and Hugo. He also enjoys hill walking and scuba diving.