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Electronic signatures: a warning sign

How do you sign your emails? If your name and contact details are automatically generated at the bottom of an e-mail, do you consider you have signed the e-mail and should be contractually bound by the contents? This was the issue for the county court in the recent case of Neocleous v Rees. The facts

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Insolvency and Deposits: Get your priorities right

Landlords often ask for a rent deposit when they grant a new lease, or consent to an assignment, especially if the incoming tenant is of shaky covenant strength.  This provides security against possible future default. If a tenant becomes insolvent then this is exactly the sort of situation where a landlord would want to make