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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.

NOW is an excellent time to sell your property

As we make our way into 2022, the property market has continued to outperform all expectations. Following the end of the first lockdown when the property market opened back up, it has taken off. There are no signs of it slowing down. We are also seeing many properties...

Have you fitted interlinked smoke alarms yet?

New legislation has come into force in February 2022.  It requires every home in Scotland not only to have smoke alarms but to have interlinked smoke alarms. Whilst this legislation was created in 2019, it is only now coming into effect. Why was this legislation...

Trust Registration

For some time now some Trusts have had to be registered with the Inland Revenue on their creation, usually those which are immediately recognisable as such, like a Discretionary Trust, created either in a Will or by a lifetime Deed. This alerted the Inland Revenue...

Jade Smitheram – Welcome to Carr Berman Crichton

We are delighted to welcome Jade Smitheram to Carr Berman Crichton. Jade offers the firm an opportunity to “internationalise” its service. She also extends its capability to serve our new and existing clients. Jade has a wide range of experience in the law since she...

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....

Carr Berman Crichton

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.

Do you have a legal problem?

Carr Berman Crichton provides legal services across Glasgow and throughout Scotland