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Notarial Services

A business will need official documents notarised for many reasons.

If you need a document to be validated or certified, Paul Englebrecht is an experienced Notary Public who can authenticate documents efficiently and liaise with the foreign office for the Apostille or a foreign consulate, if necessary.


The expertise you need

Notarising documents is a specialised service. As a Public Notary, Paul Engelbrecht can help with the following:

  • Authorise certificates of companies’ good standing
  • Identification of directors, secretaries or other officers of companies
  • Certify commercial mortgages and bills of exchange for international finance
  • Authenticate intellectual property rights as well as trade mark and patent matters
  • Authenticate foreign company documents
  • Foreign Tenders
  • Handle the further certification of notarial seals by obtaining an apostille from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and other countries’ consulates

We make the complicated clearer

The preparation and completion of notarial acts requires a high standard of care given their use by foreign authorities across all countries and areas including Europe, the USA, South America and South Africa.

Our straightforward to notarial services ensures efficient and professional advice will be given at all times as we know that often, time is of the essence.

Costs for Notarising Documents

What do I need to know?

A Notary Public is a qualified lawyer and is appointed by the Court of Faculties of the Archbishop of Canterbury. There are about 800 Notaries working in the UK.

No. This can complicate matters further so do not sign documents until you’ve consulted Paul.

Only original certificates (as opposed to copies) are acceptable means of proof of public records such as birth, marriage and death.

Yes. An in-person meeting at the BPE office will be required.

No. Our Notarial responsibility extends only to the Notarial formalities themselves. We will not give advice for the drafting or effect of any documents which we have not prepared.

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