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Notary Services

A stamp of approval

What is involved?

Whether you need a witness to your signature or legal authentication of your documents, our experienced Notary team can offer you full range of notarial services. We can assist you with the legislation of documents by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Apostille) and by consulates and embassies in the UK.

Our expertise also includes taking International Declarations, Affidavits, Oaths and acknowledgements, alongside the opening of tenders, Bond and Debenture operations and share issue ballots.

Notaries at Freeths can help with the authentication of the contents and/or execution of documents such as powers of attorney for use overseas. You can also work with us on presentation of bills of exchange for acceptance and payment, certification of originals or copies of original documents such as academic, professional qualifications and companies constitution and French translations.

Why choose Freeths?

  • Our experienced lawyers have the expertise to assist with all relevant documentary requirements
  • You can trust us to be friendly as well as knowledgeable, and to explain everything in a clear way
  • Our notaries are members of the Notaries Society, giving you peace of mind of our credibility
  • As business people ourselves, we will provide you with a quick, efficient and cost-effective service

Freeths also offer many other services such as taking evidence in England and Wales as a commissioner for foreign courts, certification of the legal status of companies, assignment and renewal of registered trademarks and patents worldwide, and providing documents to deal with the administration of estates abroad.

Call our experienced notaries now to see how they can help you.

Freeths draw on know-how from across the firm to provide you with a timely service, whether you are involved with international trade or are a private individual with interests abroad.

Our experience enables us to get to the heart of your requirements and provide you with the service you need, quickly and efficiently. You can rely on us to be professional, while explaining complex processes to you in jargon-free language.

If you are a business, we can also provide specialist notary services tailored to your commercial needs. Tom Walker in our Oxford office has a particular focus on company clients, being both a corporate lawyer and a notary.

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Key contacts

Tom Walker

Tom Walker

0345 166 6337

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Meet the team

Notary Services Lawyers

Tom Walker

Tom Walker

0345 166 6337

Nigel Cullen

Nigel Cullen

0115 936 9385


"The 'highly experienced' Nigel Cullen has impressive strength in advising clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters. His peers comment that he is 'a good practitioner and a nice person to work with'."

(Legal 500)

"Courtesy, friendliness and knowledge - I consider the service I received as exemplary."

"I was impressed by the thorough professionalism and the ability to explain everything in layman's terms."

"Sources note Nigel Cullen's long-standing and distinguished career in the Nottingham market. His areas of expertise include inheritance tax planning and notary services."

(Chambers & Partners)

"My experience with Tom was brief but his professionalism was not short lived! I couldn’t have wished for a more fluid service then the one Tom provided. I will definitely be using Mr Walker's Notary services again in the future and would highly recommend!"

Client service

‘Doing the right thing’ is at the heart of Freeths. Find out more about our excellent client service and the strong set of values that guide the way we work.

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Freeths are a leading national law firm with 12 offices across the UK. If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, why not give us a call?

Contact: 03301 001 014

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