Notary Public Leeds

An English Notary Public is an officer of the law appointed by the Court of Faculties (after passing professional examinations) whose public office and duty it is to prepare, to witness, and/or to certify under his seal of office, deeds and other documentation for use anywhere in the world.

The Work I do

  • Attest to the execution and signature of documents
  • Authenticate the execution of documents
  • Authenticate the contents of documents; administer oaths and declarations
  • Draw up and extend protests of happenings to ships, crews and cargo
  • Present bills of exchange for acceptance and payment; attend upon the drawing of bonds
  • Draw mercantile documents, deeds, agreements, wills for use in Britain, the Commonwealth and foreign countries
  • Verify the making of translations from foreign languages into English and vice versa
  • Take evidence in England and Wales as a commissioner for Foreign Courts
  • Witness and Authenticate Wills made in England for use in Foreign Countries


  • I thought you would like to know that we won our case with the Chinese company that disputed our rights to use ***Our Logo***.
    I would like to thank you for your help and advice in a field that was a totally new circumstance for me.
    Bill Attock
  • Dear Louise
    I am pleased to confirm I have eventually received my OCI status.
    This has been over 2 years in the making and was truly made possible with the kind assistance of Christopher and yourself.
    Thank you.
    Jazz Bharath
  • Good job, good job!
    Many Thanks for excellent service!
    All the Best!
  • Just a quick note to let you know that your drafting of the documentation was approved without issue - so we're off to Singapore.
    Very many thanks for your help on this.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Louise,
    I confirm that I just received my Notarised diploma.
    Thank you very much for all of this.
    best regards
  • Hi. I am grateful for your referring me to Chris Atkinson I would certainly recommend him he was very professional but with a straight forward manner and a pleasure to deal with. Thanks again.
    Kind Regards
    John Grantham. CEO
  • Dear Louise and Chris, Thank you so much for all the help you have given me with regard Perhaps, like many people, we feel a little daunted by the formality of legal processes. However we were pleasantly surprised by the meeting and by the professional yet warm way it was conducted.
    Best wishes
    Peter and Joan Craske
  • Hi Chris & Louise
    I was dealt with speedily and professionally,happy that everything was done and I had nothing else to organise myself.
    Thank You
    Peter Black
  • Hi Louise and Chris
    Thank you so much for your helpfulness and efficiency. Fantastic service! I shall most definitely be recommending you.
    Thank you and All the best
  • In CBE�s dealings with Atkinson Notary, CBE found them to be highly professional, attentive and thorough in the matters being addressed. CBE would definitely seek Atkinson Notary out again for future related work
    Many thanks
    Michael Murray (Director/Company Secretary � Celtic BioEnergy Limited)
  • Dear Louise and Chris
    Many thanks for your help with this matter. I found your services extremely efficient and easy to use and I would not hesitate to do business with you all on another occasion
    Kind Regards
  • Dear Ms Morley, Thank you so much for all the help you have given me with regard to this declaration. I do appreciate very much you are really such a sweet and kind person.
    With kind regards,
  • Thank you Louise, I am very happy with the service you guys provided.
  • Thanks for your help on your side, I found the process interesting and you both extremely professional.
    Kind regards
    Paul M Coates - Branch Director
  • Dear Louise and Chris
    Thank you for your excellent services, I'll definitely recommend it to everyone.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Chris and Louise,
    Please note that the lawyers in Lanzarote have paid me in full...
    I am so very grateful for your expertise, and more for your kindness and understanding.
    Thank you,
  • Thanks Louise
    Appreciate the convenient friendly service
  • Dear Louise,
    I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending your services and I will most definitely be calling upon you and your services in the future.
    Kind regards
  • Both Louise and Mr Atkinson were very efficient, friendly and professional in helping me today.
    Booking an appointment was easy and they were happy to answer all my enquiries beforehand.
    I would recommend them to anyone needing this service.
    Professor Bernard Chang
    Yorkshire Eye Hospital
  • Dear Louise,
    Received, thank you.
    I was impressed with Mr Atkinson's professional notary public service.
    Paul Glover


Please note that in appropriate cases I will work outside usual office hours including weekends and I will see clients either at my office (which has a large free car park and also is on the Leeds CityBus loop bus route), or at their own office or home.


Christopher Atkinson
Notary Public

  • Born in Shipley.
  • Living in Skipton.
  • Qualified as Solicitor 1977.
  • Qualified as Notary Public 1993.
  • Member of the Notaries Society.
  • Past President of the Bradford Law Society.
  • In 2008 ceased practise as a solicitor and now work full time as Notary Public in Leeds and the Yorkshire area.
  • Able to react without delay to the often urgent nature of Notarial business.