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Notary Public

What is a Notary Public?

A Notary Public is a solicitor who is additionally qualified to provide assistance with the authentication and certification of signatures, authority and capacity relating to documents for use abroad and to give a document a legal status.


What services does a Notary Public offer

The list is not exhaustive but includes:

  • Witnessing a power of attorney
  • ID verification
  • Lost passports, share certificates or other documents
  • Notarisation of company documents
  • Parent and child travel permissions
  • Property transactions: transfers, purchases, sales
  • Transfer of land, houses or shares
  • Affidavits, statutory declarations and sworn statements
  • Apostille and legislation service
  • Assignments or registration of trade marks
  • Certified copies of documents
  • Declarations of single status when getting married
  • Liaison with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

At Backhouse Jones, our Notary Public Solicitor, Claire McKie is happy to assist and will answer any queries that may you have. For more information, please contact:

T:  01254 828 300


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