Gerard Sinclair

Chief Executive
Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

Gerard Sinclair is the Chief Executive and Principal Solicitor of the SCCRC and took up this appointment on 30 June 2003.  Prior to joining the Commission, Gerard was a solicitor in private practice for 18 years, and a senior partner with a law firm in Glasgow.  He is qualified in both English and Scottish Law and his legal career included a wide variety of criminal, civil and commercial litigation.  He has previously served as a member of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland and is presently Vice-Convenor of the Law Society's Criminal Law Committee.  He was appointed a part-time sheriff in June 2006.