As a Notary Public I am regulated by the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The address is as follows
The Faculty Office
1, The Sanctuary
If you are at all dissatisfied about the notary service you have received then please do not hesitate to contact me.
If I am unable to resolve the matter you may then complain to the Notaries Society of which I am a member. The Notaries Society have a Complaints Procedure which is approved by the Faculty Office. This procedure is completely free to use and it is designed to be able to provide a quick resolution to any dispute.
In that case please write (but do not enclose any original documents) with full details of your complaint to the address of the Notaries Society as follows
The Secretary of The Notaries Society
Old Church Chambers
23 Sandhill Road
Tel : 01604 758908
If you have any difficulty in making a complaint in writing about the notary service you have receieved then please do not hesitate to call the Notaries Society / The Faculty Office for assistance in this matter.
Finally, even if you have your complaint considered under the Notaries Society Approved Complaints Procedure, you may at the end of that procedure, or after a period of eight weeks from the date you first notified me that you were dissatisfied, make your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman, if you are not happy with the result. The address of the Legal Ombudsman is as follows
Tel: 0300 555 0333
If you decide to make a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman you must refer your matter to the Legal Ombudsman within six months from the conclusion of the complaint process.