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Notarial Services





Please see our frequently answered questions page before making an appointment.

Documents to be used abroad will often need to be authenticated by a Notary to be accepted by foreign public and legal authorities.

Friar Street Notaries operates from the offices of Blandy & Blandy LLP. Our two qualified notaries (who are all lawyers within the firm) act for a wide range of private individuals, as well as offering Notarial Services for Business.

We have unrivalled coverage, which enables us to offer the full range of services and ensures that we can usually help on urgent matters at very short notice.

Our notarial services include:

  • Witnessing signatures of deeds and documents for use outside the UK
  • Authenticating documents and facts
  • Certifying copies of public and private documents
  • Taking affidavits, declarations and depositions for use outside the UK
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Documents in connection with foreign adoption and surrogacy
  • Documents relating to foreign property
  • Marriages abroad
  • Verifying translations
  • Documents in connection with evidence of identity.

Please see further information on our services and our Notarial Terms of Business.

We can also handle Legalisation requirements, whether at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office or any other relevant embassy/consulate. These can be dealt with quickly using our London agent’s expedited service in cases of urgency. Read more about our Legalisation service.

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0118 951 6800

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Blandy & Blandy LLP
1 Friar Street

DX 4008 Reading


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