Notary Public Bradford

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


  • Louise and Chris.
    Thank you for your prompt service today I really appreciate the work you've done for me.
    Kind Regards
  • Hi Louise
    Thank you so much.
    Best client service ever
    Erika Ferreira
  • Dear Louise,
    Thank you very much for sending the certificates and for sorting everything. I will recommend you in future to anyone wishing to get documents attested.
    Kind regards
    Georgina Harrison
  • Thanks a ton Louise
    The scan documents are going to help expedite the assessment process.
    As I said before, we will come to you again when we lodge the EOI sometime in June.
    Thanks again,
  • After much confusion with Chinese staff, we can confirm that it was delivered yesterday.
    Many thanks for the work you have put into ensuring we got residency before the summer holiday.
    Have a lovely day,
  • Our thanks again to Louise and Chris for your straightforward, polite, honest and quick service - it was much appreciated.
    We will 100% recommend your services to anyone we know in need as well.
    Best Wishes,
    Riva & George
  • Many thanks to Mr. Atkinson and yourself today.
    We have already passed your details on to our friends who will be moving to work in Sydney, and will recommend to any future colleagues.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Louise,
    Thank you for all the help. You and Chris have been great!
  • Hi Louise.
    Thank you very much for getting everything sorted so quickly. We were worried that the Foreign Office might take time to respond this near Christmas.
    Well done and many thanks
    Mike & Sue Deller
  • Thank you for this confirmation Louise, this has been such a quick and straightforward process - many thanks for facilitating this so well.
    Kind regards
  • Chris/Louise,
    My wife and I would like to express our sincere gratitude to you guys for the immense help you have been to us.
    Thanks once again, I'm well pleased with your service.
    Best Regards
    Nana Agyeman
  • Hello Louise
    I am in receipt of the Apostilled document PDF image, and the FedEx schedule.
    Thanks so very much for personal and kindly service.
    David Beck
  • Thank you very much for this.
    You were recommend by a colleague who ventured to Canada to work and I shall be recommending you also.
    Kind regards,
  • 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
  • This company are highly recommended.
    I contacted them with an on-going problem I had with some documents that needed signing . They were recommended to me by a friend and it was a great choice. Plus there was plenty of free parking. An excellent meeting
    Derrick Allen
  • Hi Chris, thanks for a professional and efficient service, we will certainly be using you for all of our international requirements of this nature.
    Thanks again,
    Rick - Safety and Access Ltd,
  • Dear Chris,
    Many thanks for this and all the information you have sent me. I will check that everything has arrived safely on Monday and confirm with you.
    Thanks also for all your help throughout this process. I will certainly be in touch should another matter arise with which you can assist me.
  • Hi Christopher,
    Thank you very much for your service. I am really very happy for prompt response.
  • Dear Chris
    Please note that where the services of a notary are required the firm has always recommended yourself and will continue to do so.
    [a firm of Solicitors]
  • Thank you too for making the whole process so straightforward - I really appreciate it.
    Best wishes

  • Dear Chris,
    Thank you so much for your help yesterday, I appreciate it very much.

    Have a good weekend!!
    Best regards,
  • Dear Chris
    Thank you your efforts resulted in a wonderful marriage in Colombia and I will be keeping your contact details for future reference or for anyone I know that may need your services and again thanks for all your help.
    Yours sincerely
  • Dear Chris
    We were delighted with your service we had never been to a notary before and it was a delightful experience we went away with little doubt or confusion as we had when we came in.
    We will be in touch should we need any more assistance.
    Kind regards

    Mrs Elizabeth R Buckley
  • 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 Christopher,
    Thank you very much for your quick an efficient collaboration in respect of our client, Mr Ward. We appreciate very much, hopefully others will work as you do.
    With kind regards
    Saida Wetterström
    Spanish Lawyers in Alicante
  • Dear Chris
    Many thanks for your excellent service.
    I will recommend you to colleagues soon to follow me to Australia!
    Best wishes,

  • Dear Chris,
    Do put on your website -"A first rate, efficient service that I would certainly recommend."
    Best Wishes,

    Dr Philip Lim -
  • Dear Chris,
    Thanks for that, very good & prompt service. Will recommend if anybody I know is needing the services of a Notary Public.
  • Hi Mr. Atkinson,
    Thanks indeed for that fast but efficient service, much appreciated. I will certainly contact you if I need any legal help or advice in future. Thanks and Regards
  • Dear Chris
    Can I thank you for your very professional services and helpful advice and assistance. I will be happy to recommend you to friends and colleagues. Very best wishes
  • Dear Chris
    It was a pleasure to meet with you on 20th June and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your assistance. Many thanks. Kind regards,
  • Dear Chris
    I would like to thank Christopher for the help and co-operation in helping sort out a very very complicated Spanish probate problem, on his part he was patient, very very efficient and fast, from getting all the documentation signed, translated, and apostilled, as we are not in England he was able and willing to liaise with both my Spanish and English solicitors. Brilliant Service. Thank you.
  • Hi Chris
    What an amazing service it was!
    Thank you very much and I will definitely recommend you to family and friends.
    I know where you are in case I need any assistance in the future.
    Many thanks
  • Dear Chris
    Many thanks for that - a very efficient service and I will certainly recommend you to any of my friends and/or colleagues who require a notary!.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Chris
    Thanks very much for your help.
    The speed and professionalism of your service has been refreshing and much appreciated.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Chris
    Your service throughout has been exemplary.
    I'm so pleased I chose you and wouldn't hesitate to recommend your services.
    Thank you so much, all the best
  • Dear Chris
    Thank you for your excellent work, I could not have hoped for a better service.
    If myself or my family/friends need anything like this doing again I will be sure to recommend you.
    Kind regards
  • Dear Chris
    Thank you for this. I will definitely recommending you to my friends and colleagues - great service!
    With kind regards
  • I am writing to confirm that we have just received the original documents of Mr. and Mrs. Pettersen. Thank you very much for all your assistance which was extremely professional to the last detail!
    We will be glad to work with you again and will recommend you with pleasure!
    Wishing you all the best!
    Kind regards, Yana


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 Bradford and the Yorkshire area.
  • Able to react without delay to the often urgent nature of Notarial business.