Advisory Council member

David McKie (Legal Adviser)

David McKie is the senior partner of Levy & McRae Solicitors and is the legal adviser to SBUK.

He has been in practice for 25 years and has a wide and diverse portfolio of clients and work. He is a litigation lawyer and has particular specialisms in media, criminal, public and rural law. He acts for newspapers, TV & radio stations, high net worth individuals, major landowners, sporting organisations, representative and trade bodies, and many prominent businesses across Scotland and beyond. He has been involved in some of the most high profile and significant cases in Scotland throughout his career. He is married with four children.

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Views from the board

  • Having heard investors that I know well, actively stepping back from investing in the Scottish economy, I fear for the future and am urging business leaders to share their support for Scotland to remain in the Union of the United Kingdom. It will only be by strength of voice and an evidenced based case that we will be able to defend the will of Scottish businesses of all sizes to remain in the Union.
    — Robert D. Kilgour
  • We must make the compelling case for the unique benefits of being within and trading as part of the Union. Scotland’s genuine majority voice must be heard and the majority do not want another referendum or to divide our Country at a time when we need to pull together!
    — Ivor Tiefenbrun MBE
  • Patriotism is a love for your country and as a proud Scot I have spent my career helping to build economic opportunities and in attracting investment. I am also proud to be British and passionately want the United Kingdom to endure.  To succeed in that aim, we must acknowledge that remaining part of the Union is a key lynchpin in growing Scotland’s wealth.
    — Jack Perry CBE