Daniel Watson discusses the Law Commission’s recent consultation paper on the validity of e-signatures in New Law Journal

E-signatures: a sign of the times? Could e-signing be used for wills or lasting powers of attorney? Daniel Watson considers the risks. The Law Commission’s recent consultation paper on the validity of e-signatures provisionally concludes that a typed name, or clicking an ‘I accept’ button, is capable of satisfying a statutory requirement for a document to…