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Tristan Grimmer

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International Commercial and Trade


Tristan Grimmer is a partner in Baker McKenzie's London office. He is a member of the Compliance & Investigations and the International Trade and Competition practice groups. Tristan advises clients on the management and mitigation of risks under anti-bribery and corruption, international trade (trade sanctions and export controls), and competition laws. He focuses on providing compliance counselling and advising clients on the design and implementation of their corporate compliance programs. Tristan also supports clients in the management of internal and external investigations. He has advised clients on investigations by the Serious Fraud Office, National Crime Agency, European Commission, Competition and Markets Authority, and HM Revenue and Customs.


Admitted 2006, England & Wales; Joined the Firm as a trainee in March 2004; He has advised on parallel investigations by authorities in the United States, Switzerland, Brazil, Japan, and has spent time working in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office




Law Society of England & Wales


Leeds University (LLB First Class Honors) (2002)

London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

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Tristan Grimmer - Baker McKenzie

Within: EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

Baker McKenzie 's ‘legal service in the trade compliance area is superb’; ‘the firm has deep knowledge of economic sanctions and export controls’. Key industries for the practice are aerospace and defence, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, energy, financial services and fast moving consumer goods. The ‘wise and practical’ Ross Denton heads the practice and ‘has provided solutions to seemingly insolvable issues on more than one occasion’; his key clients include Apple, Halliburton and Sony. Sunny Mann (‘combines deep expertise with a cheerful personality, making him a pleasure to work with’) has been advising a large energy services company on a criminal investigation led by HMRC into alleged violations involving EU and UK sanctions against Russia and UK export controls. Tristan Grimmer specialises in advising clients on export controls, sanctions, and anti-bribery and corruption.  Senior associate Sven Bates is recommended as ‘an up-and-comer, with broad expertise in the sanctions compliance space’.

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