Year of Call: 2015
About Vincent Lunny
Vincent attended the University of Glasgow where he was awarded his LLB in 1995 and then his Diploma in Legal Practice in 1996. From Glasgow he moved to Vancouver where he studied at the University of British Columbia where he obtained his LLM in 1997.
Vincent began his career in private practice in 1997 with Ballantyne & Copland and then Levy & McRae, working in conveyancing, executries, civil and criminal litigation. He then joined the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in 2001.
After spells in the Glasgow PF’s office and the Appeals Unit at Crown Office, Vincent joined the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague in 2005. Whilst there Vincent worked as Special Assistant to the Chief of Prosecutions and Deputy Prosecutor. He appeared before the Tribunal for the prosecution in the case of The Prosecutor v Mrksic et al. (“The Vukovar Hospital Case”) and in contempt proceedings involving media in the former Yugoslavia. In 2008 Vincent returned to Crown Office’s International Co-operation Unit and split his time between Edinburgh and The Hague as the COPFS representative at Eurojust, the EU’s judicial co-operation office for serious and organised crime.
On leaving COPFS, in 2011, Vincent was appointed the Scottish FA’s first Compliance Officer responsible for enforcing the disciplinary rules within Scottish football through the Judicial Panel tribunal process. He is a regular contributor on BBC Radio Scotland in respect of football discipline matters.