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Westminster Legalisation Services

Westminster Legalisation Services LTD, is a well-established legalisation agent company based in central London (Charing Cross), a stone’s throw away from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FC0) building, just opposite Trafalgar Square. We have a wide range of experience in ApostilleConsular Legalisation and Certification of Documents for use in any jurisdiction worldwide.

The company started trading in 2014, but was officially incorporated in London as a Limited Company in January 2017, to provide Apostille and consular legalisation for documents to be used overseas as well as Consultancy in Italian dual citizenship law and certified translation in a variety of languages, especially for Italian dual citizenship applications.

We work closely with individuals, worldwide consulates and embassies, lawyers and international corporations to provide a way through the complexities and make the process as smoothly as possible for the relevant certification and legalisation required.

At Westminster Legalisation Services LTD, we developed and implemented a business that will suit your requirements and fulfil your expectations. Our principle is to work in partnership with our clients, use our expertise to anticipate to them any likely issue and provide the most up to date requirements for each foreign jurisdiction in order to prepare the documentation accordingly from the certification step to the end, to avoid rejection when submitting to the relevant public authorities, such as the FCO Legalisation Office counter and/or foreign consulates and embassies based in the United Kingdom.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO.) and well prepared to handle your personal data with security and according to the requirements under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Westminster Legalisation Services

Emerson De Queiroz Barbosa
Managing Director

Emerson is the company’s Founder and Managing Director. He was born in Brazil, with Italian heritage, and moved to Turin, Italy, when he was 16 years old. In Turin he completed his high school in business studies at Istituto Tecnico Commerciale Paolo Boselli. In 2007, he moved to England to study English and was adopted by this lovely country and has been living in London since then.

In London, he has started his legal career, working in one of the largest Notarial firms at the time with head office in the City of London. After years of experience, he was promoted as a Notary Assistant and Legalisation Services Administrator, before returning to Brazil to start his law graduation.

Between 2011 and 2014, in Brazil, he attended his law graduation course at FUMEC University in Belo Horizonte, where he also had the opportunity to work in a large and prestigious law firm, gaining knowledge and work experience in corporate law.

In September 2014, he has returned to London and started working for a Notarial Firm in Westminster, where he also had incentives to start his professional course in English Law and Practice with CILEX Law School. In September 2016, after leaving his employment in this Notarial Firm, he dedicated full time to his legalisation business and after a successful period, in January 2017 he incorporated his Limited Company, which is now known as Westminster Legalisation Services LTD.