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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.

Flight delay compensation – check your entitlement

Whilst we do not carry out any civil recovery work, we are very aware that clients might be affected by flight delays this summer. Because of that, we thought we should set out your rights to flight delay compensation if you do get stuck in an airport! The first thing...

Donating to charity through a Will

Charities depend heavily on donations made to them through Wills. This is a particularly important source of income for charities. Charities often encourage these types of donations through adverting and promotions. We often ask clients if they wish to make a...

New Property Ownership Transparency Register

A new register has been set up by the Registers of Scotland. It is designed to bring in property ownership transparency. It is called the Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land, RCI for short. The purpose is to show who has a significant influence...

Thinking about updating your Will? Don’t do it on the back of an envelope!

When one of our clients decides to make a Will, they think through their options carefully. We discuss their wishes with them and advise them of their options. We then take their instructions and prepare a draft Will for their review. Once our client is happy that the...

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...

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