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An instrument is validly executed as a deed by an individual only if it is signed by them in the presence of a witness who attests the signature. The...
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We have assumed that service is pursuant to a notice clause in a commercial contract.Contractual definitionWhere a contract defines what a ‘by hand’...
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Variation of contracts and deedsAn existing contract or deed may be varied in writing, provided that the variation satisfies the usual requirements...
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A limited liability partnership (LLP) is a body corporate that is formed under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA 2000) as opposed to a...
15th Feb
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A deed is a specific form of written instrument required for certain transactions. Deeds must be executed in accordance with statutory formalities...
15th Feb
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This Q&A assumes that both the contract with the supplier and the contract with the customer are subject to English law.Breach of contractThere are...
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In this Q&A we have limited our research to cover common issues a product brand owner should be concerned with when contracting with retailers from a...
15th Feb
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We have limited our research and comments to cover the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). We have not commented on the Privacy and Electronic...
15th Feb
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This Q&A is referring to execution of a document as a deed on behalf of a company.Requirements for execution of a deed on behalf of a company by...
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What does the term 'attorney-in-fact' mean?We are not aware of a specific definition in English law of 'attorney-in-fact'. It appears that this term...
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A power of attorney (POA) is a document that is entered into as a deed under which one party (known as the donor) grants to the other party (known as...
15th Feb
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We have assumed that the question relates to the execution of a scanned version of a contract or deed.We would like to refer you to the following...
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Early terminationThere are numerous different circumstances that may lead a party to wish to terminate an agreement early (eg for convenience on...
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In answering this Q&A, we have assumed you are referring to a general power of attorney under the Powers of Attorney Act 1971. In conducting our...
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