Archaic Terms used in Legal English

It is very common to find archaic terms in English contracts. Here are some of them:

Archaic Terms: Hereby

By means of this document; with these words; with this action. ‘I hereby accept your offer’

Archaic Terms: Hereby

Archaic Terms: Herein

In this document. ‘The price named herein is final and non-negotiable’

Archaic Terms: Herein

Archaic Terms: Hereinafter

Starting from this time; later in this document. ‘ATL Electrics plc, hereinafter known as “the Company”.’

Hereinafter

Sources: The Lawyer’s English Language Coursebook, Linguee.es

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