Levy & McRae > Glasgow, Scotland > Firm Profile

Levy & McRae
70 Wellington Street
G2 6UA

Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general Tier 1

Levy & McRae has 'a long tradition of providing an exceptional service' to private clients, including professionals and high-net-worth individuals in Scotland, across a range of criminal areas including environmental, regulatory, sexual and domestic, financial, as well as tax investigations and inquiries. Neil Hay leads the team and specialises in complex regulatory, fraud and financial crime, while co-head Callum Anderson has significant expertise in defending leading political figures and other high-ranking public officials. David McKie brings vast experience of police investigations and inquiries, including public, parliamentary and fatal accidents, while Andrew Seggie is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Neil Hay; Callum Anderson

Other key lawyers:


‘Interactions with the firm at every level are very professional.’

‘Neil Hay is a star. He is empathetic, hard-working and delivers an incredible result.’

‘Andrew Seggie provides a dedicated service for his clients. His knowledge of the criminal law and attention to detail makes him a formidable court practitioner. Clients are well served by him.’

‘Neil Hay makes clients feel comfortable and tranquil with any decision made and the next steps to follow.’

‘The team are extremely professional and make clients feel at ease at every step of the way.’

‘Excellent communications, fantastic advice and guidance in difficult circumstances. Always available’

‘Relatable, always helpful and available, approachable, with genuine concern for their clients.’

‘Neil Hay is the go-to criminal lawyer for professionals and people not used to dealing with the criminal justice system.’

Work highlights

  • Securing an absolute discharge in relation to an assault by a consultant paediatrician on his son. This unusual court sentencing disposal was career-saving.
  • Successfully challenging a charge of dangerous driving in a case involving an American international top executive in a world-renowned company.
  • Securing an acquittal in a complex neighbourhood dispute and stalking case after a seven-day trial.

Insurance > Medical negligence: pursuer

Levy & McRae’s medical negligence pursuer practice, L&M MediLaw, was founded by senior associate and accredited clinical negligence specialist Elizabeth Rose in February 2022. The team handles claims pertaining to birth damage, missed diagnosis and GP failures, among others.