Boilerplate clauses

Boilerplate clauses guidance:

1 Announcements—short form No announcement or other public disclosure concerning this agreement or any of the matters contained in it shall be made by, or on behalf of, a...

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Approval Building contract 1 Notwithstanding any other provision of this Contract, the term approval when used in the context of any approval to be given by or on behalf...

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Assignment Consultant’s appointment 1 The Consultant shall not assign the benefit of and/or any rights under this Agreement to any person without the prior written...

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1 Conflict with other agreements—single agreement If there is a conflict between the terms of this Agreement and the terms of [insert name of other agreement], the terms...

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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when signed and dated shall be an original, and such...

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1 Entire agreement—short form 1.1 This agreement[ and [any documents entered into pursuant to it OR [insert name[s] of specific document[s]]]] constitute[s] the entire...

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1 [The Parties intend that their respective rights, obligations and liabilities as provided for in this Agreement shall be exhaustive of the rights, obligations and...

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1 Further assurance 1.1 Each of the parties shall[, at its own cost and expense, OR , at the request, cost and expense of the other party,][use its reasonable endeavours...

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1 Governing law This agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with, it, its subject matter or formation [(including non-contractual disputes or...

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Hierarchy of documents 1 For the avoidance of doubt the documents comprising the Contract shall be construed in the following order of precedence: 1.1 The Articles of...

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1 Jurisdiction—reciprocal The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of [England and Wales OR [insert details of alternative jurisdiction]] shall have [exclusive OR...

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1 Language—long form 1.1 This Agreement is made in [the English language OR both in the English language and in the [insert] language]. 1.2 Each document, notice, waiver,...

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What is an assignment An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (the assignor) to another party (the assignee), for example, the...

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1 No partnership or agency—short form Nothing in this agreement constitutes, or will be deemed to constitute, a partnership between the parties nor make any party the...

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No representation 1 The parties agree that neither of them has been induced to enter into this Agreement by any representation, warranty or undertaking, and that any...

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Non-exclusive remedies 1 The rights and remedies provided for in this Agreement are cumulative and not exclusive of any other rights and remedies, whether provided by law...

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1 Notices—long form 1.1 Any notice[ or other communication] given by a party under this agreement shall be: 1.1.1 in writing and in English; 1.1.2 signed by, or on behalf...

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1 On the date hereof the Employer, the Contractor and each of the Consultants shall enter into novation agreements in the form set out in [Appendix number] whereby the...

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1 The Consultant shall upon the Employer's written request: 1.1 Execute a novation agreement in the form set out in Schedule [insert] and deliver the same duly executed...

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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in commercial agreements....

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1 Severance 1.1 If any provision of this agreement (or part of any provision) is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the legality, validity and enforceability...

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Statement to incorporate schedule of amendments [To be added on the face of the contract] 1 The amendments to the [JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 OR [insert contract...

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Statutory requirements (currency) 1 References in this Agreement to any statute or statutory instrument include any statute or statutory instrument amending,...

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Testimonium—simple contract Agreed by the parties on the date set out at the beginning of this Agreement Testimonium—deed Executed as a deed by the parties[ and...

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This Practice Note looks at the key features of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (C(RTP)A 1999), and how third party rights are used in construction...

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Lawyers work on a huge variety of transactions, but all of them will in some way involve written agreements. All of those agreements should contain some boilerplate...

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Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 1 [Save in respect of the rights granted by clause [insert] of this agreement nothing OR Nothing] in this agreement confers or...

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1 Time to be of the essence of all clauses Each time, date or period referred to in this agreement (including any time, date or period varied by the parties) is of the...

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1 Variation No variation of this agreement shall be valid or effective unless it is in writing, refers to this agreement and is duly signed or executed (as the case may...

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1 Waiver—long form 1.1 No failure, delay or omission by either party in exercising any right, power or remedy provided by law or under this agreement shall operate as a...

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