We offer a broad range of property, executry and related services. Our experienced and knowledgeable team provide a personal service, understanding that the purchase or sale of a house or dealing with the estate of a loved one can be some of the most difficult experiences people will deal with. We aim to make the whole process as easy and stress-free as possible, with your point of contact being the office nearest to you even have consultations carried out from home via Skype or other means.
Livingstone Brown was a nominated finalist for the KD Media Scottish Legal Awards 2023, in the category of Family and Private Client.
Our team of private client lawyers understand just how stressful planning your future or dealing with infirmity and death can We are here to help through an often emotional time, using our expertise to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible. We can help you with:
Yes. You will be able to take steps to act on behalf of your mother if your mother grants a power of attorney in your favour. In order to do so, your mother will seek advice about signing a power of attorney document which will outline exactly which powers she would wish you to have on her behalf. She will require to sign the document and it needs to be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian. This can only be granted by your mother if she has capacity to do so. This means that she will require to understand the document, why she is signing it and understand the implications of it.
In the event that your mother has already been deemed to have lost capacity then you would require to apply for guardianship. For further information and to discuss which would be the best option for you then please contact one of our experienced private client solicitors.
Livingstone Brown is a leading firm of Scottish solicitors. Based in Glasgow, but dealing with cases around the country, the firm has been at the forefront of legal service provision for over thirty years.
If you have a legal problem, getting good quality legal information at the earliest stage can be invaluable. The firm offers a free initial enquiry service; all you have to do is call in, telephone, or e-mail. You won't be charged for your enquiry; we'll let you know by return whether we can help, what we can do, and how much it's likely to cost. We can also offer legal aid where available.
Led by former senior partner Gerard Brown CBE, who continues as a consultant, the firm has built up an enviable reputation for quality of service and client care.
The firm has won various awards over the years. In the 2019 edition of the prestigious Legal 500 rankings Livingstone Brown was ranked as a 'top-tier' firm for general criminal work, and is also recommended for fraud cases. Stuart Munro and Gerard Brown were named as 'Recommended Lawyers'. In the Chambers directory the firm has a Band 1 ranking for criminal work, and Stuart Munro is a ranked financial crime lawyer. The firm was named Criminal Defence Firm of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.