To confirm the authenticity of any document is crucial. When involved in personal or business transactions you need to be sure all documents fully comply with any regulations that are in place and fit the requirements of any relevant jurisdiction.
Elspeth Neilson is a qualified notary public able to act for individuals and companies in the authentication, execution and legalisation of documents for use abroad. This includes:
- Grants of representation
- Powers of attorney
- Company documents
- Property documents
- Birth, marriage and death certificates
- Degree/ educational certificates
- Parental consent forms
- Share transfer forms
- Adoption documents
- Immigration documents
What is a notary public?
Notaries are lawyers appointed by the Court of Faculties of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who are able to prepare documents, and witness, authenticate and certify documents for use abroad. Elspeth is able to act for individuals and companies, and can also assist with the legalisation of documents.
Notaries are regulated by the Master of Faculties. You can view the Code of Conduct applicable to notaries here http://www.facultyoffice.org.uk/notary/code-of-practice/
Our terms of business, privacy notice, data protection policy and complaints procedure can be viewed here
Elspeth is happy to meet clients at our offices in Camden and Hampstead, at her club in Mayfair and Fitzrovia, or across London.
Notary fees start at £80 to £100 (excluding VAT) plus disbursements, depending on precise requirements.
Helping you and your family to deal with estate planning
Elspeth Neilson, notary public is a partner in our Wills, Probate and Estate Administration Department. Our large team of highly experienced solicitors is led by Jan Atkinson, a senior partner, at Osbornes Law. Jan’s team assist many clients on a daily basis with key life planning matters including will writing, lasting powers of attorney, disputed probate and administering large estates.
For an initial discussion with Elspeth or Jan call 020 7485 8811 or complete our online enquiry form.