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Notary Public Services in Dublin City Centre

Phone: 01 6712773 

A Notary Public is empowered by law and by custom and usage of notaries through the ages to:-

  • Administer Oaths,
  • Attest Signatures,
  • Authenticate Documents,
  • Give Notarial Acts,
  • Take Affidavits (other than for the courts in Ireland),
  • Take Affirmations and Declarations,
  • Receive and Make Protests under Mercantile Law, and issue notarial certificates in respect of documents and persons, and,
  • Draw up Powers of Attorney and other legal documents customarily prepared by Notaries Public.


Notary On-Call Services 

We can attend your place of business in Dublin City Centre once appointments are made in advance.


Understanding the Document

It is the persons own responsibility to ensure that they understand the document they intend to sign before a Notary.  It is not a Notary's duty to ensure that the person can understand the document, but it is usual for the Notary to ask for and be given an assurance from the person, that they understand the document.

If the document is a highly technical document, such as a building agreement or a Power of Attorney or is in a language that the person does not understand, it is the duty of that person to have the document explained beforehand to them by somebody competent to do so.  It is not the duty of the Notary to explain the document to the person.

It is important that any person signing legal documents takes legal advice before going to the Notary.  The Notary is normally only concerned with verification of identity, name, address and signature and the ability in a general way to understand the document.

Foreign Language Documents

The Notary does not need to understand the foreign language in which the document is written.  The Notary will, however, seek an assurance from the person signing the document that they understand the document.  If the Notary is so satisfied, he will stamp the foreign language document with a statement to the following effect: "The notarial act is limited to the verification of the identity, legal capacity, name and signature of the appearer unless otherwise expressly stated in the English language".

About us    

We have been providing legal services for over 50 years to expansive range of clients.

We provide a personal service in a convenient location.  Solving problems is not always easy as people and institutions are not always rational.  Therefore, we often have to fight our client's causes when compromise cannot be reached.   We act in cases in the District Court up to the Supreme Court and we have successfully secured millions of euros for our clients. 

Our firm also has vast experience in residential and commercial property law.  We have acted for developers, banks and other institutions in that sale and purchase of thousands of units worth in excess of €1 billion. 

 

Why use a solicitor? 

Solicitors are educated and trained to the highest standards through the Law Society’s Professional Practice Course, a blend of practice-oriented taught modules and in-office training with law firms.

Life-long professional development and training

Qualified solicitors are required to further their expertise on an annual basis by attending courses to attain a minimum number of continuing professional development points.

The Society’s committees develop and publish a continuous stream of practice notes on new developments in the various fields of law and aspects of legal practice.

High professional and ethical standards

Solicitors are held to high professional and ethical standards and are regulated by the Law Society of Ireland’s Regulation Department.