References and Useful Links

The standard works on Notarial practice and procedure covering both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are:-

The Irish Notary; A Treatise on the Law and Practice of Notaries in Ireland by E. Rory O’Connor (I987)

The Supplement to O’Connor’s The Irish Notary by Dr Eamonn G Hall and E Rory O’Connor (2007).


The following links provide useful information:-

The International Union of Notaries (UINL) – the international organisation representing and promoting the Notaries of the Latin-type (civil law) notarial system:

The Hague Convention:

The Faculty of Notaries Public in Ireland:

The Notaries Society (England and Wales):

The Society of Scrivener Notaries (London):

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Legalisation Department:

Law Society of Northern Ireland:

Law Society of Scotland:

Law Society of England and Wales: