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…

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

By Notary Public London

Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) HM Treasury has revised previous Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations to take account of the changes required by the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD). The new legislation is effective from 10 January 2020. Many of the changes under 5MLD will not affect you or how your company operates,  however;…

Offices in Canary Wharf

By Notary Public London

We pleased to announce that we are branching out to Canary Wharf! From 2 January 2020 you can book an appointment to see us at 30 Churchill Place, London E14 5EU.  We are excited at the chance to bring our services to a new part of London and to help those working in Canary Wharf…