UK Deed Poll Service in the media
We are frequently mentioned and appear in national and local press and media, usually commenting on name change issues and providing material and background information for TV and radio programmes. Our chief executive, Mike Barratt and senior deed poll officer Louise Bowers, have appeared on BBC1 Breakfast News, Sky News, Channel 4’s Big Breakfast, Channel 4 News, BBC’s Graham Norton Show and many national radio stations including BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4 and BBC 5 Live as well as most local BBC and commercial radio stations.
Note: All clients mentioned in the media articles below have either given their consent or have gone public with their name change.
Surge in trans children changing their names
Sunday 13th Jan 2019
The Sunday Times reports on our recent Facebook post about changing the name and title of children with gender dysphoria. We have recently seen a significant increase in the number of deed poll documents we issue to change the name and title of children with gender dysphoria.
Sir Michael Caine changes his name by Deed Poll
Not a lot of people know that!
Monday 1st October 2018
Well they do now! Michael Caine is now officially Michael Caine, reports the Sun and other newspapers, after we issued him with deed poll documentation to change his real name to match his stage name after one too many airport hold-ups.
Buzz Lightyear caught speeding and fined £200
Thursday 10th November 2016
We don’t normally include on this page articles seen in provincial newspapers but we couldn’t overlook this one from Exeter’s Express & Echo. Last year, we issued a Deed Poll to Sam Stephens, 27, from Bideford, Devon to help him raise money for a cancer charity but he’s got himself into a bit of trouble with the law.
The tradition of women taking their husband’s name upon marriage is changing
Saturday 13th June 2015
Men taking their wife’s name, double-barrelled surnames and even meshed versions are all the rage as traditional marriages go out of the window reports The Daily Mail.
Gino D’Acampo changes his name by Deed Poll on ITV’s Celebrity Juice
Thursday 9th April 2015
Read why we were asked to provide Keith Lemon’s Celebrity Juice programme with a Deed Poll to change Gino D’Acampo’s name to Gennaro Sheffield D’Acampo.