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Ash, Solicitor
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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
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 2 years ago.
even if the tenant has been there for 8 years but is willing to take new lease.
Correct. You dont need a Solicitor to witness the signing.
Does that clarify?Alex
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes, but do I need to tell them they should seek legal advice?
no you don't need to. Only for a guarantee they need to seek legal advice.
Does that Help?Alex
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes, many thanks Alex.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Brilliant and very helpful indeed, thank you.