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Alex, Thank you previous advise you gave regarding the

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Hi Alex,
Thank you for the previous advise you gave regarding the indemnity clause. The seller has agreed to put a indemnity clause in place however there is a geographical difficulty. Can you please advise whether he needs to be present in the presence of the solicitor when the contract is signed? As it stands, he is suggesting that we have the contract drawn up and post it to him for him to read sign.Apart from his signature on the contract what else would you suggest I obtain from him?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thanks for asking for me.

If its signed and witnessed that should be ok.

But check with your Solicitor, but sounds fine to me

Does that clarify? Alex

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Alex,
the seller cant attend the solicitors office because he is based in Slovakia. Can I post the contract for him to sign? Or does the signing have to be witnessed by our solicitor?Thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 9 months ago.

Have a good weekend. Alex

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Alex,
You did not answer my question. The seller cant attend the solicitors office because he is based in Slovakia. Can I post the contract for him to sign? Or does the signing have to be witnessed by our solicitor?Thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 9 months ago.

Yes you can post. It does not have to be witnessed by Solicitor.
Alex

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
hi
So the contract just needs to be made up by a solicitor but it does not need to be signed in front of a solicitor.
thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 9 months ago.

Correct. It will need to be witnessed but not necessarily by a Solicitor. Alex

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi
so who can it be witnessed by as he is based in Solvakia but owns a UK company. thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 9 months ago.

Anyone that knows him, ideally a lawyer. It can be a lawyer there but doesnt have to be

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