Delroy Duncan was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1984 and in 1985 secured a seat in the chambers of John Platts Mills QC and David Turner Samuels QC Cloisters, 1 Pump Court Temple. He practised as at the common law bar in the United Kingdom for 2 years. Mr Duncan moved to Bermuda in 1988 and was called to the Bermuda Bar in 1989, whereupon he commenced a general common law practice involving civil and criminal litigation. In 1992 he co-founded the law firm of Trott and Duncan which he is currently serving as the managing partner. His litigation practice includes company law, insurance and public law matters, general crime, large multi-party commercial fraud, criminal trials and coroners’ inquests.
In 2000 he commenced and continues to practice exclusively in the area of civil litigation including company and commercial law, insurance, reinsurance, trusts, reciprocal enforcement of judgments, cross-border disputes and constitutional and human rights matters. Work in this field has included giving advice to clients in the Caribbean, the United States and the Far East.
Mr Duncan is known as an internationally recognized qualified Arbitrator and Mediator giving advice to clients throughout the Caribbean, the United States, the United Kingdom and the Far East.
Both regionally and internationally Delroy Duncan is known as an outstanding and highly respected mediator. In recent cases, he has been described by his peers who appointed him mediator as “… calm and balanced … and very helpful in isolating the issues in dispute between the parties and resolving them successfully …”. He is also noted and recognized as “… the appropriate choice of mediator. He brings to the table legal skills, business acumen and thoughtful appreciation of the practical issues and individuals involved. Delroy’s confidence and approachable manner has resulted in several successful mediations and satisfied clients”.