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Westminster Legalisation Services

Welcome to Westminster Legalisation Services LTD (‘WLS’). Situated in the heart of London, Trafalgar Square, and with a multilingual team, our firm offers a range of legal services, including Apostille Legalisation, Consular Legalisation, Notary Services and Certified Translation. Our esteemed location in London Charing Cross, positions us optimally to facilitate prompt and efficient processing of documents for our clients.

Incorporated in England in 2017, our company has rapidly established itself as a bastion of quality and professionalism in the legalisation sector. We pride ourselves on our ability to meet the intricate legal requirements mandated by international authorities, offering services in an array of language pairings to suit the diverse needs of our clientele.

Our expertise extends to serving a broad spectrum of clients, from individuals seeking personal document legalisation to corporate entities navigating international business transactions. Our close collaborative relationships with foreign consulates, embassies within the United Kingdom, UK-based solicitors, notaries public, foreign legal professionals, and multinational corporations are the cornerstone of our operation. These businesses cooperations enable us to streamline the legalisation process, ensuring that all documentation meets the specific requirements of the intended jurisdiction with minimal risk of rejection. 

At WLS, we are dedicated to crafting bespoke solutions that address each client’s unique needs. Our preemptive approach involves thorough anticipation of potential complications and providing the latest jurisdiction-specific guidelines to prepare documents accurately from the outset.

Our registration with the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) underpins our credibility to provide the Apostille service in the UK. Furthermore, our compliance with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and adherence to the stringent standards of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affirm our commitment to the security and privacy of our clients’ personal information.

Trust in Westminster Legalisation Services LTD to be your expert ally in navigating the complexities of global document legalisation.

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Westminster Legalisation Services

Emerson De Queiroz Barbosa
Managing Director

As the Founder and Managing Director of the company, it is my pleasure to share my journey with you. 

My academic journey began in Turin, Italy, where I completed my high school education in 2007 and in the same year, I relocated to London, a city that has since become my cherished home. The vibrancy and diversity of London have played a pivotal role in shaping my professional and academic practices. My linguistic proficiency encompasses Portuguese, Italian and English, reflecting a rich cultural heritage background and a strong international perspective.

The genesis of my passion for law traces back to my first work placement at a renowned notary firm in The City of London. Starting as an Office Messenger and rising to the position of Notary Assistant and Legalisation Services Coordinator, I was fortunate to receive inspiring support from my peers, which catalysed my decision to pursue a career in law.

After an intensive period of legal studies in Brazil and the UK, and gaining valuable experience at two leading law firms in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) and in London, I was presented with an exciting opportunity to return to London in 2014. I began my role as a Logistics Management and Notary Assistant at a prominent notary firm in Westminster (London).

In 2015, I undertook the professional course in English Law and Practice with CILEX Law School. By 2017, I had devoted considerable effort to establishing Westminster Legalisation Services LTD. This endeavour and linguistics proficiency has allowed me to leverage my extensive knowledge and skills to deliver outstanding legal services in the fields of certification of documents, certified translation, Apostille legalisation and consular legalisation.

I am proud to lead a company that stands at the forefront of legalisation services, committed to excellence and driven by a dedication to our clients’ needs.