Electronic signatures – a practical and legal guide (April 2020)
In this podcast, partner Kate Gibbons talks to knowledge directors Jessica Walker, Juliet McKean and Avril Forbes about electronic signing and the practical and legal questions around it from an English law perspective.
Signing using electronic signatures is not new. To date it has had limited traction, however that is changing in light of current circumstances. Many people are working remotely and need to sign documents. This new reality brings electronic signatures to the fore. We consider different types of electronic signatures, relevant considerations to take into account when contemplating signing using an electronic signature and circumstances when electronic signatures may not be appropriate.