Yes – On 21 July 2016, the Law society published a practice note titled Execution of a document using an electronic signature.

It has been prepared by a joint working party of the Law Society Company Law Committee and the City of London Law Society Company Law and Financial Law Committees (the JWP).

The practice note has been developed to provide confidence to party’s wishing to create contracts using electronic signatures and has been approved by leading counsel.

Further Reading

Law Society – Execution of a document using an electronic signature

Section 54(2) Law of Property Act 1925

Section 2 Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989

Section 52 Law of Property Act 1925

Painsmith Blog – Electronic Signatures

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