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Property Law

We deal with all aspects of residential property – from buying your first home through to successive sales and purchases of your property as you move through the market.

Commercial Law

Commercial Law deals with business matters. From buying, selling, refinancing or leasing commercial property through to buying, selling or setting up in business

Private Client

Private Client Law covers all aspects of Wills and Powers of Attorney as well as Estates and Guardianships. We help you plan for the future to provide peace of mind for your loved ones.

Family Law

It’s never easy when you separate from your partner. There are many things you need to consider, not least of which are the needs of your children. We help you through this difficult phase.

What happens when a law firm goes out of business?

Recently, we have been approached by clients of another firm that had gone out of business. They asked us for help with their legal affairs. So, we thought we would discuss what happens when a law firm goes out of business. Recently, McClure Solicitors entered...

Can I pull out of buying a house if my offer has been accepted?

You’ve found the house of your dreams, submitted an offer and your lawyer has told you your offer has been accepted. However, something comes up in your private life preventing you from going ahead. You then need to know if you can pull out of buying a house if your...

How do I change my Will?

“Life happens” all the time. As we go through our lives, we experience many changes and significant events. Some of these are short, sharp shocks whilst others are life-changing. We often advise people to review their Will regularly and when we do that are often asked...

Is there a right time to set up a Power of Attorney?

Most of our clients think that you only need to set up a Power of Attorney when you become old. They never do define what “old” actually is. Despite this misconception, nothing could be further from the truth. As we go through life, there is always the risk of an...

Low Deposit Mortgage Scheme – 95% Mortgages making a comeback!

A new low-deposit mortgage scheme has now become available to homebuyers. Under the scheme, house purchasers need only provide a 5% deposit. The purpose of this new low-deposit mortgage scheme is to help those with limited resources onto the housing ladder. The scheme...

March 2021 house Price Index Report

We’re delighted to bring you our March 2021 House Price Index Report. We’ve based our report on the Scottish House Price Index issued every month by the Registers of Scotland. It contains accurate date based on actual property registrations in the Land Register....

We believe in Price Transparency Guidance for lawyers

Earlier this year, the Law Society of Scotland introduced price transparency guidance for lawyers. The reason for this is to allow people to compare legal fees without having to speak to a solicitor. However, not all price transparency is equal and in this article...

Ian died without a Will

Maggie was distraught. She didn’t ever think her life would turn out this way. She’d been with Ian for the last 15 years. They lived as man and wife in all but name. But when Ian died and her world collapsed in more ways that one. You see, Ian died without a Will. Ian...

February 2021 House Price Index Report

We’re delighted to bring you our February 2021 House Price Index Report. We’ve based our report on the Scottish House Price Index issued every month by the Registers of Scotland. It contains accurate date based on actual property registrations in the Land Register....

Land & Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) to revert to pre-Covid-19 levels

Kate Forbes, MSP, the Cabinet Secretary of Finance, yesterday announced that Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) would revert to its pre-Covid-19 levels. The change comes into effect from 1st April 2021. After the first lockdown, the Finance Secretary...

Carr Berman Crichton

COMPANY HISTORY
In 2000, three Glasgow solicitors with over 70 years’ experience between them set up the firm of Carr Berman Crichton in Rutherglen. The aim of the business when it started was to provide legal services to clients in the Rutherglen and greater Glasgow area – something the firm does to this day.

We still have our original offices in Rutherglen. The firm has grown and the personnel has changed a little, but our commitment to providing the best possible customer service remains.  This is why we ensure that every client is look after by a highly qualified and experienced solicitor.

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Carr Berman Crichton provides legal services across Glasgow and throughout Scotland