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A signature does not make it legal

A signature does not make it legal

Pawlowski, Mark (2009) A signature does not make it legal. Estates Gazette, 936. pp. 90-92.

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Abstract

Highlights the pitfalls for tenants of entering into standard tenancy agreements without first seeking professional advice. Considers the scenario of an assured shorthold tenancy concluded for a five-year term using Oyez's standard form of tenancy agreement for letting to determine whether such an agreement, which makes no reference to a deed, can amount to a legal lease. Describes the formalities for creating a legally valid lease and looks at whether the lease could take effect as an equitable lease or a periodic tenancy. Examines the availability of statutory protection for the tenant.
Cases Walsh v Lonsdale (1882) LR 21 Ch D 9 (CA)

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: legal formality, landlord and tenant law, deeds
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Law & Criminology Research Group
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/5816

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