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I need to know if one needs a solicitor to witness a lease

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I need to know if one needs a solicitor to witness a lease to be legal or can a witness signature be enough to make it legal, I need to renew a 3 year lease in England for my tenants
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.No. You do NOT need a Solicitor to witness unless the agreement says so.Anyone can do it, even your neighbour.Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
even if the tenant has been there for 8 years but is willing to take new lease.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Correct. You dont need a Solicitor to witness the signing.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Does that clarify?Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yes, but do I need to tell them they should seek legal advice?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
no you don't need to. Only for a guarantee they need to seek legal advice.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Does that Help?Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes, many thanks Alex.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Brilliant and very helpful indeed, thank you.

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