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Blandy & Blandy Solicitors
Philip D'Arcy

Philip D'Arcy

Notary Public

Location: Reading
Qualified as a solicitor: 1981

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Philip D'Arcy is a notary public at Friar Street Notaries, based at the Reading offices of Blandy & Blandy. He is a retired solicitor and a former partner at the firm. 

Philip and fellow notary David Few provide a comprehensive range of notarial and legalisation services to individuals and businesses of any size.

Please make an appointment by submitting an online enquiry and we will respond as quickly as possible.

Please note that all appointments will take place at 33 Blagrave Street in Reading, unless we have arranged to meet you at one of our other offices or visit your premises.

How I Can Help You

  • Affidavits, declarations & depositions
  • Authenticating business documents, signatures & transactions
  • Certificates of incorporation
  • Certificates of life
  • Certificates of good standing for UK companies
  • Certifying & authenticating copy educational certificates/qualifications
  • Certifying copy identity documents, including driving licenses and passports
  • Certifying facts about UK companies
  • Consent for children to travel
  • Documents relating to foreign property
  • Intellectual property – assignments of overseas trademark rights
  • Legalisation services
  • Powers of attorney
  • Witnessing & certifying signatures
  • Witnessing due execution of deeds

Professional Memberships:

Member, Notaries Society
Member, The Law Society

Manchester Metropolitan University, Diploma in Law Firm Management
Cambridge University, Notary Public qualification
College of Law, ACTAPS Diploma
College of Law (Guildford), LPC
University of Reading, LLB

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