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About Claire

Claire first started working at a law firm in 2003, where she was put on placement for her business admin apprenticeship that she was completing at the time. Claire began as an office junior and worked her way up to become a legal secretary in the Conveyancing department, a role which she held for 5 years.

She then went on to have her daughter, moved to Scotland and took some time out while she was growing up.  After spending almost 10 years in Scotland, Claire then returned to her home county of Cumbria in 2018 to work as a legal secretary/paralegal in Conveyancing.

At the weekends, Claire can be found walking around the lake district with her family or chilling out at home with a good movie and Gizmo the cat!

Testimonials for Claire Brownlie


Claire was great to deal with (and was) very friendly and couldn't do enough to help us understand timescales and what was happening next and when. Every time we contacted Claire, we had a response to any issue promptly, which made the whole experience far less stressful than it could have been. Overall, from my experience, I would recommend Berlad Graham for all the services they offer.
Feedback on Claire from a client on August 17, 2023

We have just purchased our first house and Claire has been amazing. (She) kept us up to date through the whole process and moved things along so quickly! I don’t think we could have picked anyone better to help us, I couldn’t recommend Claire enough.  
Feedback on Claire from a client on August 17, 2023

Claire has been fantastic from start to finish. I was buying my first home and felt like no question was a daft one as Claire was always happy to answer. She made buying my first home easy and straight forward. Claire got through everything really quickly and was always super quick to answer any of my questions. I cannot thank Claire enough as well as being extremely professional. She came across very approachable, friendly and always happy to help. Thank you very much for everything. Would highly recommend Claire to friends and family. 

Feedback on Claire from a client on June 16, 2023

I work within the property industry and deal with a lot of solicitors on a day to day basis. I can hand on heart say Claire has been the best solicitor I have dealt with over the last 8 years. She was very efficient, passionate, hardworking and determined to get the sale to exchange and to help communicate with all parties. If it wasn't for Claire I really don't know how much longer it would have taken. She is a real credit to the company and a wonderful example of a solicitor. 

M. Jarman
Feedback on Claire from a client on May 11, 2023

Excellent work, amazing, outstanding, thorough. 

H. Dalton
Feedback on Claire from a client on May 9, 2023

In the sale of my brother's house Claire was always friendly, helpful and efficient. She communicated quickly, clearly and to the point. Once probate was granted the sale was rapidly completed thanks to Berlad Graham's efficiency. 

C. Gray 
Feedback on Claire from a client on March 28, 2023

Buying our first house it was an easy process due to the professionalism, kindness and timely service provided by Claire. We cannot thank her enough for her dedication, patience and reliability. Highly recommended!!! 

M. Hurjui 
Feedback on Claire from a client on February 7, 2023

Claire is an outstanding conveyancer. She did everything she could to make the house buying process painless, despite a difficult seller. I have used other conveyancers in the last few years. None of them were anything like as efficient and helpful as Claire. She is an asset to your firm. I would unreservedly recommend her. 

P. Dodd
Feedback on Claire from a client on January 4, 2023

Absolutely fantastic service throughout! Used Laura Harper and her team for a few house moves now and have found them to be super efficient and friendly, communicating constantly throughout, and chasing up any matters promptly. I will definitely use them again in the future. Thank you Claire for everything you have done, supporting us and moving everything on as quick as possible! Cannot thank you enough!

Feedback on Claire from a client on December 22, 2022

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the young ladies at the Workington branch of Berlad Graham in particular the most helpful friendly and professional Claire Gallacher. This move was the most stressful I’ve ever had due to many things some down to estate agents not doing important jobs on time, but Claire pulled it all together and managed to get all parties working at the same time in order to achieve a successful completion (and avoid me a nervous breakdown). Again, all the staff are friendly helpful and very efficient, always got back to me with answers and even when they didn’t have the solution, they always kept me informed and I was never dissatisfied. I would wholeheartedly recommend this band of “Spice Girls Power" to anyone and would use them again in a heartbeat. 

M. Agnew
Feedback on Claire from a client on November 4, 2022