Public Notary

Public Notary Servicing Merrylands, Parramatta & Western Sydney

A Public Notary/Notary Public is a public officer, usually a practicing lawyer, who has been appointed by Statute or Commission to witness documents, administer oaths, or perform other administrative functions of an international nature.

To put it more simply, a Public Notary is like an “international JP”.


What services does a Public Notary provide?

The formal duties of a Public Notary may include:

  • Preparation and certification of Powers of Attorney, Wills, Deeds, contracts and other legal documents for use in Australia and internationally
  • Attestation of documents and certification of their due execution for use in Australia and internationally (for example Powers of Attorney, marriage certificates and other legal Australian documents to be used in overseas courts)
  • Administering of oaths for use in Australia and internationally
  • Witnessing affidavits, statutory declarations, Powers of Attorney, contracts and other documents
  • Certification of photocopied or copy documents
  • Exemplification of official documents for use internationally
  • Noting and protesting of bills of exchange
  • Preparation of ships’ protests


How can Maclarens Lawyers help you?

If you need the services of a Public Notary, contact Maclarens now. Chris Maley and Liza Nguyen, Partners, have been officially appointed to the role of Notary and can witness documents, certify copies or assist with any other function as required.

For further information contact:

Chris Maley, Partner
Phone: 02 9682 3777

Liza Nguyen, Partner
Phone: 02 9897 4644