A Public Notary is a qualified lawyer appointed by the Court of Faculties of the Archbishop of Canterbury to hold a unique public office. They have the internationally recognised power and authority to prepare, authenticate and certify documents for use abroad. They are also authorised to practice law generally with the exception of conducting court proceedings. A notary is bound by stringent practice rules which are similar to the rules which govern Solicitors.
What are a Notary’s Primary Responsibilities?
- A Notary prepares Notarial Acts, which are mainly documents prepared in the UK for use internationally
- Drafting, reviewing and explaining legal documents for use internationally
- Authenticating documents by annexing a Notarial Certificate
- Notaries are also authorised and empowered to carry out most types of legal work, including conveyancing, probate, wills and other non-contentious legal work
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