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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.

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...

January 2021 House Price Index Report

We’re delighted to bring you the Carr Berman Crichton January 2021 House Price Index Reports. The report is sderived from the Scottish House Price Index issued every month by the Registers of Scotland. It contains accurate date based on actual registrations. Unlike...

Moving house is allowed despite Covid-19 restrictions

Moving house is allowed even though Covid-19 restrictions remain in force. In March last year, the regulations restricted moving house to only the most urgent and exceptional situations. In addition, the Registers of Scotland closed down the applications register....

Can you challenge a Will?

It’s very difficult to challenge a Will in Scotland. When someone makes a Will, they set down their wishes for what should happen after they die. They decide who should receive what share in their estate. The terms of their Will must be followed when that person dies....

Cohabiting couples – financial provision on separation

Cohabiting couples in Scotland are people who live together as a couple but who are neither married nor in a Civil Partnership. Whilst there is no legal basis for the relationship, Scots Law caters for financial provision on separation. How are assets and liabilities...

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