is run by Anne McMahon, Sanjay P. Gogia and Simon Alliott

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PO Box 4929
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 1GS

Anne McMahon

Anne qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and after 2 years representing Spanish corporates litigating in London, she spent 10 years at Wilde Sapte (now SNR Denton) carrying out a variety of cross border legal work principally involving Spain and Latin America. After moving to Warwickshire, Anne spent 10 years at Needham & James LLP (now Shakespeares LLP) in Stratford upon Avon, becoming a Notary in 1999. A qualified translator (member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting), she now concentrates on her notarial and translation practice. Anne was a Tutor and Examiner in Notarial Practice at the University of Cambridge from 2004 to 2010 and now teaches on the same course at UCL.
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Sanjay P. Gogia

Sanjay qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and as a Notary Public in 2004 after practising at Allen & Overy and Eversheds in corporate and commercial laws. He is also admitted as an Advocate in India and specialises in the preparation of notarial documents used in India and Indian Consular offices. Sanjay was Tutor and Examiner in Notarial Practice at the University of Cambridge from 2007 to 2011 and now teaches on the same course at UCL. Sanjay is also a visiting lecturer at the LLM programme in International Trade Law organised by University of Torino, Italy.

Sanjay is bilingual and as a qualified interpreter (member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting), he helps his clients in notarial practice. He is the author of the books entitled “The Notary’s Manual” and “Notarial Practice in India”. He is a former member of the Advisory & Qualifications Boards of the Faculty Office.
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Simon Alliott

Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1984. After several years in Barnsley, Market Weighton and Ilkley, Simon established his own property and business based practice in 1991, and currently is a commercial property solicitor in Barnsley. Simon trained and qualified as a notary public in 1991 and has dealt with numerous overseas transactions since. He was a Tutor & Examiner on the Notarial Practice Course run by the University of Cambridge from 2004 - 2011 and now teaches on the same course at UCL.
Although Simon’s work is now primarily commercial conveyancing, his experience over the past 25 years has included residential and commercial conveyancing, deeds of covenant and easements; landlord and tenant work for residential and commercial landlords; wills, probate, powers of attorney and trust deeds; the formation, administration and dissolution of charities; the incorporation of companies and the preparation of partnership deeds and partnership dissolution deeds and advising on franchise agreements.

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