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Gerry Moynihan QC is a Scottish advocate who was Standing Junior Counsel for the Scottish Office in relation to planning matters from 1990 to 1995. Moynihan was appointed QC in 1997 and was an Advocate Depute from 1995 to 1998.
Gerry Moynihan undertakes a wide range of civil litigation from commercial disputes to professional negligence. Moynihan has an extensive practice in Human Rights and Administrative Law, and is instructed on behalf of public bodies including the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, for whom he acted in recovering records from the Lord Advocate. He obtained compensation for a number of litigants in a class action in 2005. He is currently Counsel to the Fingerprint Inquiry, an inquiry set by the Scottish Government under the Inquiries Act 2005.Land Securities v Scottish Ministers  UKHL 48, 2006 SLT 1019
Somerville v Scottish Ministers  UKHL 44, 2008 SC(HL) 45
Spiers v Ruddy  UKPC D2, 2008 SLT 39
B v Murray  UKHL 32, 2008 SC (HL) 146
Helow v Advocate General  UKHL 62, 2008 SLT 967
The Fingerprint Inquiry was embroiled in controversy on its opening day in June 2009 when it was reported that Gerry Moynihan QC, senior counsel to the inquiry, has a potential conflict of interest relating to the Shirley McKie case.