Notary Public

Ruth Higgins is a Notary Public. If you need any documents notarised please contact the office to arrange an appointment and to request a fee quote.

Please bring to your appointment your passport and proof of address such as a recent utility bill or bank statement (less than 3 months old). Please complete the document as best you can in advance of the appointment.

Examples of notarial services provided: –

  • Attesting signatures to powers of attorney for property transactions abroad
  • Certifying copy documents to be true copies of the originals
  • Attesting the signatures of company officers to company documents for use abroad
  • Attesting of Adoption Packs
  • Notarising Affidavits and Statutory Declarations
  • Preparing Notarial Acts

Please note that it is not the function of the notary to explain or advise in relation to the contents of a document. It is important that any person signing legal documents takes legal advice before attending with the notary. The notary will require you to acknowledge formally in writing in a standard form that you understand the contents and nature of the document.

In addition to the notary service we can arrange for documents to be forwarded to the Department of Foreign Affairs to have the apostille affixed as an additional service.

To discuss any aspect of our notarial services please contact  Ruth Higgins.


Notice To ClientsGerrard L. McGowan LLP Solicitors

Notification of Authorisation of Gerrard L. McGowan Solicitors to operate as an LLP (Limited Liability Partnership).

Under the Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015 (Limited Liability Partnerships) (Section 130) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 519 of 2019) as soon as practicable after we have been authorised to operate as an LLP we are obliged to provide the following information to our clients and creditors: –

(a) Gerrard L. McGowan Solicitors have been authorised to operate, and are now operating, as an LLP (hereinafter called “the LLP”);

(b) The LLP has been authorised with effect from 3rd May 2021;

(c) From 3rd May 2021, as set out in section 123 of the Act (subject to the exceptions listed therein), a partner in the LLP has no personal liability for any debts, liabilities or obligations which are incurred for the purpose of carrying on the business of the LLP (whether these are liabilities of the LLP, of himself or herself, of another partner or partners in the LLP or of any employee, agent or representative of the LLP) and however such liability may arise;

(d) That (c) above relates only to the personal liability of partners and does not prevent or restrict the enforcement against the property of the LLP of any debt, liability or obligation; and

(e) that from 3rd May 2021 the Partnership Act 1890 applies to the LLP to the extent that it is not inconsistent with Chapter 3 of Part 8 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015.

Dated: 3rd May 2021