We ensure the comprehensive and efficient notarisation of a wide range of documents, some typical examples include: Verification of documents to take effect abroad
- Certification of copies of examined original documents
- Authentication of identity and signatures
- Taking of declarations and affidavits for use here and abroad
- Preparation and witnessing of Powers of Attorney
- Authenticating personal documents and information for immigration or migration purposes
- Authenticating company and business documents and transactions
- Authenticating and providing a secure record of any transaction, document or event
- e-Notarisation – electronic document exchange
This is a very brief synopsis about Notaries. For a more detailed explanation visit www.thenotariessociety.org.uk
Who is a Notary?
A Notary is a qualified lawyer – a member of the third and oldest branch of the legal profession in England & Wales. They are appointed by the Court of Faculties of the Archibishop of Canterbury.
What does a Notary do?
A Notary can deal with all non-contentious legal matters but generally the main function of a Notary is to authenticate documents, transactions, events and people. Once notarised a document is internationally recognised as proof of its contents and facts stated.
What qualifications does a Notary have?
A Notary is a solicitor, barrister or graduate (not necessarily in law) who has obtained the additional qualification of a Diploma in Notarial Practice and a Faculty from the Court of Faculties.
A Notary must hold a valid practising certificate, have in place adequate professional indemnity insurance and comply with the conduct rules of the profession.