Fixed term AST - request to break question

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    Originally posted by jeffrey View Post
    If it were to be couched as a Deed**, it ought to be valid.

    **- because no contractual consideration.
    Not required if the amendment for mutual benefit (which is often the case) - but agreed, a deed avoids the need for that discussion entirely.


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