Profession notary

Notaries ensure the authenticity and legitimacy of official documents such as declarations, certificates, contracts, deeds and purchases. They examine the documents, witness the signing and authenticate them. They administer oaths and affirmations and perform other acts of notarisation.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Civil law

    The legal rules and their applications used in disputes between different parties.

  • Property law

    The law and legislation that regulates all the different ways to handle property, such as the types of property, how to handle property disputes and property contract rules.

  • Contract law

    The field of legal principles that govern written agreements between parties concerning the exchange of goods or services, including contractual obligations and termination.

  • Constitutional law

    The regulations dealing with the fundamental principles or established precedents which govern a state or organisation.

  • Public law

    The part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and the relationships between individuals which concern society directly.

Skills

  • Check official documents

    Check an individuals' official documentation, such as driver's licenses and identification, to ensure compliance with legal regulations, and to identify and assess individuals.

  • Issue official documents

    Issue and certify official documents to national citizens and foreigners such as passports and certificates.

  • Authenticate documents

    Authenticate official documents, ensuring that their composition and the manner in which they were signed and officiated is compliant with regulations, and thus establishing the document's authenticity and legal power.

  • Meet with clients for legal services

    Meet, interview, and advice clients to know their needs in terms of legal matters and to establish the cooperation based on the specialisation of the professional or legal firm.

  • Witness the signing of documents

    Observe and attest the veracity of the celebration and signing of documents having a legally binding character.

  • Interpret law

    Interpret the law during the investigation of a case in order to know the correct procedures in handling the case, the specific status of the case and the parties involved, the possible outcomes, and how to present the best arguments for the most favourable outcome.

  • Administer oaths

    Administer oaths as promises of the veracity of acts in order to be taken as legit facts.

  • Take affidavits

    Take affidavits and confirm the veracity of the written sworn statements presented by natural persons on a voluntary basis.

Optional knowledge and skills

legal research officiate weddings apply technical communication skills perform powers of attorney international import export regulations intellectual property law conveyancing provide legal advice types of oaths archive documentation related to the work conclude business agreements hand gestures mortgage loans examine mortgage loan documents fix meetings legal terminology register deeds revise legal documents manage contracts court procedures real estate market create import-export commercial documentation manage staff provide legal legitimacy to the transfer of assets facilitate official agreement perform clerical duties