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This is a proof of concept for signing HMLR TR1’s electronically using Docassemble in combination with Docusign. HM Land Registry announced that from Monday 27 July 2020, it will accept ‘witnessed electronic signatures’: electronic signatures that enable an individual to sign legal documents, but which still require a witness who is present at the time to also sign the documents electronically. This proof of concept is based on the requirements for electronic signatures for…
This is a proof of concept for signing HMLR TR1’s electronically using Docassemble in combination with Docusign. HM Land Registry announced that from Monday 27 July 2020, it will accept ‘witnessed electronic signatures’: electronic signatures that enable an individual to sign legal documents, but which still require a witness who is present at the time to also sign the documents electronically. This proof of concept is based on the requirements for electronic signatures for…
Following a call to action from Catherine Bamford, I built a couple of things in Docassemble, that I presented at the A2J LegalTech Charity Breakfast v2.0 in Sheffield on 19th November (slidedeck). This article goes into a bit more detail about what I built and why. I recently spent some time at the Sheffield branch of Support Through Court (previously the PSU) learning about the kind of challenges Litigants in Person…
Following a call to action from Catherine Bamford, I built a couple of things in Docassemble, that I presented at the A2J LegalTech Charity Breakfast v2.0 in Sheffield on 19th November (slidedeck). This article goes into a bit more detail about what I built and why. I recently spent some time at the Sheffield branch of Support Through Court (previously the PSU) learning about the kind of challenges Litigants in Person…
A charity breakfast taking place in Sheffield later this month will explore how the legal technology community can help with access to justice. The event will raise money for Support Through Court (previously Personal Support Unit), and will feature a keynote speech from Lord Michael Briggs, Justice of the Supreme Court, Deputy Head of Civil Justice of England and Wales & Author of the Briggs Review. Other speakers include the awesome Catherine Bamford (Director of…
A charity breakfast taking place in Sheffield later this month will explore how the legal technology community can help with access to justice. The event will raise money for Support Through Court (previously Personal Support Unit), and will feature a keynote speech from Lord Michael Briggs, Justice of the Supreme Court, Deputy Head of Civil Justice of England and Wales & Author of the Briggs Review. Other speakers include the awesome Catherine Bamford (Director of…
A charity breakfast taking place in London on 25th March will seek to better understand the painpoints in the Access to Justice landscape along with the scale of the problem, and then challenge the LegalTech community to help do something about it. Spearheaded by BamLegal’s Catherine Bamford, the event is a starting point through which the LegalTech community can better understand where the problems lie, before moving on to consider how LegalTech could help.…
A charity breakfast taking place in London on 25th March will seek to better understand the painpoints in the Access to Justice landscape along with the scale of the problem, and then challenge the LegalTech community to help do something about it. Spearheaded by BamLegal’s Catherine Bamford, the event is a starting point through which the LegalTech community can better understand where the problems lie, before moving on to consider how LegalTech could help.…