Notary Public Wakefield

Atkinson Notary serving Wakefield is 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


  • Hi Louise...
    Just a note to say thank you so much for the super efficient services we have received for the closing paperwork of our Mexican timeshare. So much stress and anxiety has been handled on our behalf. Best Regards
    Josephine Whitehead
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • Many thanks Chris and Louise.
    Good to meet you both, excellent advice and very efficient. I will definitely recommend.
    Kind Regards
    Paul Hardaker -
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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]
  • 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
  • Dear Chris,
    I very much appreciate your understanding in this matter and thank you for your high level of professional support and expertise through the process.


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