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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.

More first-time buyers rely on the “Bank of Mum & Dad”

A  report by the Social Mobility Commission has shown a rise in the number of children who rely on their parents for help to buy their first home. Parental lending of this nature is generally known as the Bank of Mum & Dad! The research also shows that young...

LBTT Returns for commercial leases

The Land & Buildings Transaction Tax ("LBTT") commenced on 1st April 2015. Commercial leases created on or after that date and subject to Land & Building Transaction Tax need to submit an LBTT Return every three years. This is usually every third anniversary...

Find property information without consulting a solicitor

If you’re looking for property information, you no longer need to consult a lawyer. Now, that might sound a little bit strange coming from a firm of solicitors. However, we believe this information should be available to everyone! The Registers of Scotland has...

Who would you trust to make your Will?

Making a Will is a very personal experience. You will make decisions on what should happen with all of your assets and possessions after you’ve gone. It can be difficult to decide who has what and when they have it. “Modern” families mean that there can be tensions...

Average property price increases by 2.8% in May 2019

The latest House Price Index for Scotland has just been published by the Registers of Scotland. The report covers the average price of properties for May 2019 and the volume of sales for March 2019. These are the latest dates for which these statistics are available....

Setting up a Guardianship

Many clients have asked us to explain how a guardianship is set up, so we thought we’d explain the procedure. It's very important to seek legal advice before making an application for a guardianship order. If you do this, you’ll make sure the appointment is...

What do you do about the shares in a company when someone dies?

Dealing with the winding up of the estate of someone who has died is usually upsetting and can be stressful. Whoever has been appointed the executor has to deal with all of the financial matters required to gather in any money due to the estate and pay out any debts...

New Help to Buy scheme announced

The Scottish Government has just announced a new Help to Buy scheme to be released shortly. Whilst full details are not yet available, we understand that loans of up to £25,000 will be made available to anyone with a 5% deposit with no repayment until the house is...

Latest HPI Report from the Registers of Scotland

The latest House Price Index Report has just been published by the Registers of Scotland. This edition contained the average price statistics for February 2019 and volume of sales statistics for December 2018. There isn’t a lot of joy in the figures this time around....

Give yourself some peace of mind

The only way you can have peace of mind that everything will be alright after you’ve gone is to make your Will – and if you made a Will a while ago and your circumstances have changed, it’s time for a review. Many of those who we meet when making their first Will have...

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.

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Carr Berman Crichton provides legal services across Glasgow and throughout Scotland