Sign Your Name - Electronic Signatures in the CPR

Find out how electronic signatures can make your work life more efficient

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Course Overview

If you use the CPR on a day to day basis, irrespective of whether this is in connection with credit hire, personal injury or debt recovery, this webinar is essential.

Delivered by experienced lecturer Craig Budsworth of Accident Exchange Limited, this webinar will examine how online signatures can revolutionise your day to day life.  

Consideration will be given to how online signatures can be applied within the CPR and other documents and when it is appropriate for online signatures to be used.

During this session Craig will examine the following sections of the CPR:
CPR PD 7E.10 Signature
CPR 22.1.6
CPR 5.3

Viewers will also receive a round-up of key case law concerning electronic signatures, detailed below:
Goodman v J Eban Ltd [1954] 1 QB 550
Bassano v Toft & Ors [2014] EWHC 377 (QB)
Golden Ocean Group Ltd v Salgaocar Mining Industries PVT Ltd [2012] 2 All ER (Comm) 978
Javed v Persjanow 2017 (unreported)

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand how and when electronic signatures can be used in respect of the CPR
  • Appreciate how utilising electronic signatures can make your day to day life more efficient
  • Have received useful hints and tips on how to use electronic signatures in practice

What is the target audience?

  • Those who practice in the areas of personal injury, credit hire and debt collection.
  • Anyone who would like a greater understanding of when electronic signatures can be used in the legal sector.


About Instructor - Craig Budsworth

Craig is the Legal Director of Credit Hire at Accident Exchange and works tirelessly to ensure that people involved in road traffic accidents get the best advice on how to proceed with their claim. Craig regularly delivers training to solicitors’ practices and associated industries in this field, to ensure that all staff care about every aspect of the accident victim's claim and want to ensure access to justice for everyone. Craig advocates working cohesively together to encourage settlement rather than having to drag people through the court system.
Craig is a former member of the Civil Justice Council (CJC) and a former chairman of Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS).

Course Curriculum

recorded Webinar

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    25 Page


  • Quiz


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  • £ 60