Wasting time on Notary Appointments? WATCH our guide to getting document Notarised & Legalised remotely

Save time and money by using Notary Public services remotely. This allows you to avoid attending the Notaries Offices and get documents Notarised and Legalised from the comfort of your office or home.

Sounds good? Then watch our video to find out how most of our experienced clients deal with the majority of their documents this way and are able to Notarise documents faster and in a way which does ...

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Notary Secrets – Episode 1 Introduction & Video Guide

As a Notary I am committed to create a new opportunity for businesses and people seeking Notary services. This Notary secrets video is the first episode in a number of mini videos to demystify Notary and legalisation services. We would love to hear from you, with any questions and information which would assist you.

Thank you for watching and then let us know what you think!

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London Public Notary News – The Serious Crime Act 2015

The Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015) comes into force on 3 May 2015 and creates a new offence of participating in the activities of an organised crime group. This creates implications for Legal Professionals including a Notary Public. To assist our London Notary Public clients and UK Notary Publics we set out below a brief guide to this new legislation.

Do the provisions raise any practical implications for Notary Publics in London and Notary Public the UK?

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Spanish Legalisation Requirements

Documents for use in Spain (including the Canary Islands) should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (“FCO”) by way of Apostille.

The legalisation fee is £69 for each document and documents will be processed within 24 hours if lodged with the FCO before 2pm.

The FCO has two legalisation offices. The public legalisation office is situated in Milton Keynes, roughly 55 miles north of London. The FCO will usually charge £30 per Apostille certificate. Documents will usually ...

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French Legalisation Guide

Documents for use in France should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille (“FCO”).

The legalisation fee is presently £75 per document. If lodged before 2pm, the documents will be processed the same day.

The FCO currently has two legalisation offices. The Legalisation office open to the public is located in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. The FCO will charge £30 per Apostille certificate. Documents will need to be signed before a London Notary Public, and ...

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UK Notaries Public – How they differ from US Notaries – Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the differences in working practices between US Notary services and those in the United Kingdom.

Article 1 dealt with: The professional status of Notaries Public, the qualifications required to practice as a Notary, and the US concept of a ‘commission‘.

4. Notarial Duty of Care

One of the key distinctions between UK and US notaries public lies with the view of ...

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Notary launches campaign to encourage Notaries to adopt a charity partner

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Notary in London Matthew Pryke today launches a campaign to encourage law firms and fellow Notary Publics to donate a small percentage of their fees to a designated charity partner.

Matthew Pryke Notary Public says, ‘It’s not about the size of the donation really.  It’s more a case of little and often.

‘Notary matters tend to generate relatively small amounts of revenue, often just a ...

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UK Notary in London offers advice for Saudi Arabian investors

The current weakness of the pound presents an excellent opportunity for investors from Saudi Arabia looking to do business in the UK.

A Notary can provide valuable assistance to corporations by legalising documents (also called apostille) to ensure that all official documents are verified.  UK Notary in London Matthew Pryke has worked extensively with Saudi businesses in his position as Head of Commercial and IP Law at Wallace LLP and through his London Notary practice.

He offers the following advice to any ...

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