David McRae

Managing Director


David is a well-known employment law specialist. He qualified as a Solicitor in Scotland and quickly established his reputation as an accomplished Employment Tribunal litigator representing clients in Employment Tribunal cases throughout the UK. He has practised employment law for over 20 years.

As our Managing Director, as well as having responsibility for the overall management and strategic direction of the firm, David plays a leading role in advising and representing clients, giving practical, commercially-focussed advice to employers of all sizes across all business sectors. Over the years, David has led numerous large scale collective consultation programmes; TUPE-related acquisitions and disposals; and successfully defended high profile claims. His services are retained by a range of clients including prominent companies in the energy sector; football clubs; pharmaceuticals; and charities.

He takes a keen interest in developing legal talent as a mentor in the firm’s legal traineeship programme and has acted as a consultative advisor to the Scottish Qualifications Authority on Professional Development Awards in employment law.

He is a regular commentator on employment law matters, appearing on the BBC and other media outlets, giving insight into key employment developments as they happen.

David has always passionately believed that affordable employment law advice and support can and should be comprehensively delivered to employers without compromising on quality. Just Employment Law is built upon this principle and this is reflected in the quality and experience of our solicitors and in the services we offer our clients.


  • The Law Society of Scotland
  • Employment Lawyers Association


  • LLB (Hons)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice
  • Notary Public
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