UCL Faculty of Laws


Notarial Practice Course 2019-21 Open Day

09 November 2018, 10:45 am–4:30 pm

UCL Notarial Practice Course open day 2018

Event Information

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UCL Laws


Moot court
Bentham House
4-6 Endsleigh Gardens
United Kingdom

Open Day
UCL Notarial Practice Course 2019-2021

This Open Day gives prospective students for the UCL Notarial Practice Course the opportunity to find out about the role and function of Public Notaries, including:

  • how they are trained,
  • how they practice; and
  • how they are regulated.

Student will have the opportunity to meet formally and informally with the UCL course tutors as well as representatives of the regulatory body, The Faculty Office, and the Notary Society.

The Programme

10:45 Registration

11:15 Welcome
UCL Graduate Course Director

11:20 Introduction

  •     What is a notary?
  •     Why should I become a notary?

Christopher Vaughan, Secretary of The Notaries Society

11:45 The Educational Requirements

  •     Certificate of Exemption

Stephen Borton, Chief Clerk of the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury

12:30 The UCL Course

  •     Application
  •     Content and course materials
  •     Assignments and examinations
  •     Standards and Expectations
  •     Q & A

Dr Ian Williams (UCL Convenue (Year 1) - Roman Law)
Dr Ugljesa Grusic (UCL Course Director and Convenor (Year 1) - Private International Law)
Iain Rogers (UCL Course Convenor (Year 2) - Notarial Practice)

13:10 Lunch

14:00 The Faculty Office

  •     History, Origins of the Profession
  •     The Faculty Office's role as Regulator and the Legal Services Board

Post Notarial Practice Course

  •     Qualification and the grant of the Faculty
  •     Rules and Practising certificates
  •     Post admission supervision and training
  •     CPE

Stephen Borton, Chief Clerk of the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury

14:45 Being a Notary

  •     A typical day as a notary
  •     Potential Business and fees

Christopher Vaughan, Secretary to The Notaries Society
Katia Fallow (recently qualified Notary and graduate of the UCL course)

15:15 Open Forum - Questions

Tea and informal questions session

16:15 Open Day ends




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