In September 2019, the Law Commission published a new report on the electronic
execution of documents.

With the increasing ubiquity of digital commerce, the old-fashioned methods of signing documents are rapidly fading in popularity and making way for the digital execution of deeds and documents.

Tom Pritchard asks whether it’s time for digital witnesses following the Law Commission report on electronic execution.

Digital tension with the law is free to read via pdf.

Tom is an associate in the commercial litigation and public regulation team. He advises businesses, individuals, regulators and not-for-profit organisations on intellectual property law as well as contractual, regulatory, administrative and public law disputes.