Local Notary Public

Frances Clare

I am a local notary public based in Surrey serving Sutton, Carshalton, Wallington, Croydon and the surrounding areas. I have been a qualified solicitor since 1994 and currently practise as a child care lawyer, in addition to offering notary public services. 

My normal office hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 to 6pm. I also offer an out of hours service, which can include evening and weekend appointments, and am able to travel to your home or place of business by arrangement, and subject to availability. 

Please email me at frances@fhcnotary.co.uk or call me on 07919 121 634 to arrange an appointment.


07919 121634



Office & Meeting Room

10a Oakhurst Rise
Carshalton Beeches
Surrey, SM5 4AG

What is a Notary Public?

A notary public is a lawyer who has authority to witness and certify documents that are to be used in a different country. 

Notaries offer services both to individuals and companies, including:



For Individuals

Certifying a copy of a passport

Certifying exam certificates

Witnessing signatures to contracts and powers of attorney

Administering oaths and affirmations for use in foreign jurisdictions

Foreign adoption applications

Consent for a child to travel

Certifying translations

Certifying documents to facilitate marriage abroad

Witnessing documents for visa applications

For Companies

Witnessing powers of attorney

Verification of documents from Companies House

Notarising certificates of incorporation, memorandum and articles

Witnessing the execution of contracts

Certification of Certificates of Good Standing

Certifying of company resolutions, accounts and minutes

Verifying the identity of company officers

I offer a professional and reliable service. My practice covers Sutton, Carshalton, Wallington, Croydon, Coulsdon, Epsom, Purley, MitchamMorden and the surrounding areas. 

I can offer flexible appointment times at my office in Carshalton, including evenings and weekends usually at no extra charge, and there is free off-street parking for easy access. I am happy to have an initial discussion over the phone or via email regarding your requirements and will then usually ask for the document(s) to be emailed, so that I can provide an accurate quote.

10a Oakhurst Rise

10a Oakhurst Rise
Carshalton Beeches

About Me & Contact

Frances Clare

I qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and have been practising in the areas of child care and family law since then.  As well as offering notary public services, I am currently also a consultant solicitor with Duncan Lewis Solicitors in Croydon, specialising in child care. If you're looking to find a notary public near you please call or message me and I'll do my best to help.

Email: frances@fhcnotary.co.uk

Phone: 07919 121634

Office & Meeting Room

10a Oakhurst Rise
Carshalton Beeches