Sterling Notary is committed to service excellence and to provide legal solutions at affordable prices. Our goal is to make sure that all our clients experience Sterling Service.

Vicki-Leigh van As – Notary Public / Owner

Vicki-Leigh van As is a Notary Public based in Ladner, B.C. and a member in good standing of the Society of Notaries Public of BC. As a Notary, Vicki is also a Commissioner for taking Affidivits in British Columbia.

Originally from South Africa, Vicki and her husband moved to Canada in 1999 and have called Ladner their home
for the past 12 years. Vicki graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from the Edinburgh School of Business in 2008 and a Master of Arts - Applied Legal Studies degree from Simon Fraser University in 2016.

Vicki was presented with the Leadership Award from the Society of Notaries Public at her graduating ceremony
 and serves as a board member for the People's Law School.

Vicki's diverse business background spans multiple industries and functions including: advertising, marketing, sales, consulting and project management. Her resilient entrepreneurial spirit coupled with the fervent desire to help people has given the rise to the creation of Sterling Notary Public.

When Vicki is not in the office, she moonlights as a taxi for her young Jedi Padewan and blossoming ballerina.

Shelby Friesen - Conveyancer

Shelby Friesen joined Sterling Notary in September 2019 as a Conveyancer.

After earning her Early Childhood Education certificate, Shelby taught preschool aged children at local childcare centers before moving onto administrative roles, most recently, as the Facility Manager of a preschool in Delta.

Born and raised here in Ladner, Shelby enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Juno, exploring the outdoors in our beautiful province. Shelby is also an avid health and fitness enthusiast and, in her spare time, is a Personal Fitness Trainer.

Shelby's positive attitude, excellent communication and organizational skills are an asset to the Sterling team.


Alan van As - Conveyancer / Office Administrator

Alan joined Sterling Notary to assist with the conveyance files and the day-to-day management of running the practice.

His diverse business experience includes working in the retail and manufacturing sectors, and prior to joining Sterling Notary, Alan was the General Manager for a fabrication company for many years.

Alan's sharp eye for detail and practical, problem solving-skills have proven invaluable to Sterling Notary....
that and his ability to fix just about anything that is broken!