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Clifford Chance


Boilerplate Clauses in English Law Contracts

25 September 2012

When one drafts or reviews an agreement, one often concentrates on the operative terms and conditions of the agreement and pays less attention to those provisions usually buried at the end of the agreement – boilerplate clauses. Such boilerplate clauses nevertheless serve an important function. 

This briefing explains the underlying purpose of certain boilerplate clauses commonly found in English contracts.

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