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In answering this Q&A, research has been limited to cover execution as a deed on behalf of a company and does not relate to a deed being executed by the director in its personal capacity.
Companies can execute deeds in their own name and in their own right by way of:
fixation of the company seal
signature of two authorised signatories
a director in the presence of a witness who attests to the director’s signature
As with execution of simple contracts by a company, authorised signatories will be:
company secretary or joint company secretary
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