Notary public

For Businesses and Individuals

Notaries form a small, highly specialised branch of the legal profession, whose area of specialisation is the preparation and certification of documents so that they may be used effectively abroad. The Notary’s signature and seal will verify to the authorities in another country that relevant checks have been carried out and that the document has been properly signed.

We provide notarisation, translation and legalisation services to both individual and corporate clients and we work closely with our consular service to ensure that we are up-to-date with all country certification requirements to provide an efficient and well-trusted service. As a commercial law firm with associate offices across the world, we can also assist clients not only with notarising documents in English, but also Russian, Mandarin and Portuguese.

As a business client, you may be trading with foreign countries, setting up a business abroad, buying or selling property or perhaps bringing or defending a court case in another country.

As a private individual, you may be buying or selling a property abroad; getting married; working abroad or emigrating; in receipt of a foreign pension or involved with foreign litigation.

We liaise with lawyers overseas and Foreign and Commonwealth offices, embassies and consulates and also work with top translators for all major languages. We can also arrange legalisation or Apostilles.

Please contact our Notarial team who will advise you of the procedure, as this can vary greatly depending on the document in question, the destination country in which it is to be used and whether you are a private individual, a representative of a company or other legal entity.