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Under the UK Law, can I give permission to someone to sign a

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Under the UK Law, can I give permission to someone to sign a legal document for me? Hence, under my name as if I have signed it. Under any circumstances?

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You can have a Power of Attorney prepared authorising someone to sign on your behalf limited to the document in question

This will achieve exactly what you outline.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
In my case it is a company who have done it and stating that I have signed away my right and given them permission to do so in an agreement, which I do not believe I have. I would just like to verify that it is not possible under any circumstances that someone can just sign a legal document under my name, and not indicating that they are signing on behalf of.

I am afraid that depends on the nature of the agreement that you had with the Company - it is certainly not impossible - but unlikley

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. I shall read through the agreement again.