Do you speak American?

By Notary Public London

Apparently, in common speech, 4,000 words are used differently in America than they are in the  UK.  Many commonly used ‘Anglo American’ words are spelt differently for example  words ending in an unstressed -our  (e.g., behavior, color,  harbor…).  And, to confuse further, many everyday words or phrases have completely different meanings; for example, consider this scenario:…

New rules for business with Europe

By Notary Public London

If you are responsible for a limited liability company registered with Companies House, you probably have already received a letter from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy asking “Are you ready or the new rules for business with the EU?” At Notary co uk we act for many employers that recruit from overseas. …

Company Documents for Bulgaria

By Notary Public London

During the property boom of the early part of the 21st century, many clients purchased land, or apartments with a share of the freehold, via a company structure.  It seems now there is a market to sell off-the-shelf Bulgarian registered companies!  The usual way for most UK residents to deal with legal matters in Bulgaria…

The Biggest Reform of English Company Law since 1844?

By Notary Public London

In 2019, the Government consulted on a range of options to enhance the role of Companies House and increase the transparency of companies and other legal entities. The consultation explored options to require more information about the people registering, running and owning companies, and other limited liability entities, as well as the entities themselves. An…

We are recruiting!

By Notary Public London

We are currently looking for candidates to join our growing team!  We have a vacancy for the position of notary clerk starting in October.  The role will offer candidates a chance to work in a fast-moving and exciting environment, and provide a fascinating insight into the notary world.  We will be considering applicants in September…

Protect your Intellectual Property with a NDA

By Notary Public London

Perhaps during lockdown, you have come up with some really good, potentially money-making ideas or products. Such ideas may be considered to be intellectual property. Even though you may need help in developing a new product, or you want to discuss a new concept with a potential collaborator, you will want to stop people stealing…

I am starting a Company in Egypt!

By Notary Public London

Usually, by the time the entrepreneur contacts and tells the notary that they are starting a Company in Egypt, the legal work is well under way.  The transaction usually proceeds using a Power of Attorney in favour of a foreign lawyer. Nevertheless, it is the back story to the notarial transaction that is so interesting. …

Thinking of working in Spain?

By Notary Public London

If you are, you will need a NIE number, this is the Spanish Equivalent of an UK national security number. Just how to go about getting one keeps changing. Now, good news, It seems that you don’t  need to use the services of a lawyer in Spain!  NIE numbers can be issued at a police…

Covid-19 and Powers of Attorney

By Notary Public London

With widespread travel restrictions being implemented, it is becoming increasingly difficult to carry out transactions with an international element such as buying or selling a property abroad, or applying for tax registration.  In these circumstances, it may be worth considering the use of a power of attorney to keep things moving.  A power of attorney…