On occasion the documentation that needs to be Notarised may not be in English. If the document is in a different language, the Notary can organise for the document to be translated first.
Translation in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Dronfield and Mansfield
Visiting A Notary
Please read this guide before coming to see one of our Notary Publics.
This is important so that the Notary is confident that you understand the nature of the legal document that you are signing. Translations add further complexity into the matter so if there is a time constraint then please seek assistance as soon as possible.
Preparing to see a Notary
Although every case will be different, you will need to ensure:
- You make an appointment
- You bring evidence of your identity to the appointment, such as a current valid passport and/or driving licence and a recent utlity bill or bank statement with your name and address on it
- You understand any documents involved, particularly if it is not in English
- You bring any documents to the appointment that are relevant to the matter
- You read the Terms & Conditions of service
What is the cost?
The fee will be based upon the amount of time that is spent dealing with your matter, however a quotation will be provided in advance. All quotes are subject to VAT.
For more information, or to arrange an appointment call firstname.lastname@example.org.* or email
*calls cost no more than a local 01 number and are included in your mobile minutes.
The notarial practice of Matthew Maiden is regulated pursuant to the Legal Services Act 2007 by the Master of the Faculties through the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Our Notary is covered by Banner Jones Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance. The Professional Rules for Notaries can be accessed either on the Faculty Office website or the Notarial services website.
The vast majority of our clients are totally satisfied with the Notarial service we provide, however, in order to comply with the Notaries' Code of Practice, we need to advise you of what to do should you become unhappy with our service.
The notarial practice of the notary dealing with your matter is regulated through the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury:
The Faculty Office, 1 The Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3JT
Telephone 020 7222 5381
1. If you are dissatisfied about the service you have received please do not hesitate to contact the notary dealing with your matter.
2. If we are unable to resolve the matter you may then complain to the Notaries Society of which our notaries are members, who have a Complaints Procedure which is approved by the Faculty Office. This procedure is free to use and is designed to provide a quick resolution to any dispute.
3.In that case please write (but do not enclose any original documents) with full details of your complaint to :-
The Secretary of The Notaries Society, P O Box 1023, Ipswich IP1 9XB
If you have any difficulty in making a complaint in writing please do not hesitate to call the Notaries Society/the Faculty Office for assistance.
4. Finally, even if you have your complaint considered under the Notaries Society Approved Complaints Procedure, you may at the end of that procedure, or after a period of 8 weeks from the date you first notified us that you were dissatisfied, make your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman, if you are not happy with the result :
Legal Ombudsman, PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton WV1 9WJ
Telephone 0300 555 0333
5. If you decide to make a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman, you must refer your matter to the Legal Ombudsman within one year from the act/omission or within one year from when you should reasonably have known there was cause for complaint.