Duncan qualified as a solicitor with a medium-sized London firm before joining BCL in 2012.
Much of Duncan's experience has been in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He has experience in matters including fraud (on Madoff and timeshare investment schemes) and professional negligence (acting against national and international law firms). He has also assisted in advising companies on the ramifications of the Bribery Act. Duncan has worked with a range of high profile clients including heads of state, bankers and sports personalities.
Before his legal career, Duncan worked for a financial consultancy in the City of London on risk management based projects. He was subsequently appointed to a risk management and compliance role with Barclays Capital working with ISDAs and prime brokerage agreements while reporting to the FSA.
Duncan studied Law and European Legal Systems (LLB/ELS (Hons)) at the University of East Anglia and Uppsala University in Sweden. He subsequently returned to Uppsala to study for a Masters in International and Comparative Law, graduating with a distinction. Duncan also has an interest in the regulation of sport, and has published articles in this area. He is a member of the British Association of Sport and the Law and the Young Fraud Lawyers' Association.