Execution clause—power of attorney—contract
Execution clause—power of attorney—contract

The following Commercial guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Execution clause—power of attorney—contract
  • Option 1—contract signed by individual attorney
  • Option 2—contract signed on behalf of a corporate attorney
  • Option 3—contract executed by a corporate attorney under its common seal (model articles)
  • Option 4—contract executed by a corporate attorney under its common seal (Table A)
  • Option 5—contract executed by a corporate attorney by two authorised signatories
  • Option 6—contract executed by a corporate attorney by a single director in the presence of a witness

Option 1—contract signed by individual attorney

Signed by [insert name of individual attorney] as attorney for [insert name of donor] under a power of attorney dated [insert date of power of attorney] .................................................
[signature of individual attorney]
Attorney for [insert name of donor]

Option 2—contract signed on behalf of a corporate attorney

Signed by [insert name of director/ other authorised signatory] for and on behalf of [insert name of corporate attorney] as attorney for [insert name of donor] under a power of attorney dated [insert date of power of attorney] .................................................
[signature of director or other authorised signatory]
[Director OR Authorised signatory] of [insert name of corporate attorney], attorney for [insert name of donor]

Option 3—contract executed by a corporate attorney under its common seal (model articles)