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Contracts, agreements, and clauses

Real-world insight and resources

Whether your legal agreement involves antitrust, bankruptcy, real estate, employment law, IP, or any one of the many other featured practice areas, starting with Practical Law will give you confidence that you are including and addressing key issues in your agreement.

Practice notes

Dive deep into legal issues

Get comprehensive explanation of aspects of law or transactions with practice notes from Practical Law. From broad overviews to focused explorations, practice notes can help you get up to speed quickly.


Get a concise view of key legal considerations

Presented in the form of timelines, flowcharts, tables, decision trees, and lists of issues, our legal checklists are created and continually maintained by our team of over 230 attorney-editors.

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Practice Notes

Use these fundamental resources to brush up on unfamiliar areas of law or transactions, and set yourself up for success.

Contracts and agreements

Get coverage across practice areas and beyond, along with insight from specialized experts.


Make sure you are addressing all the issues with Practical Law checklists.


Get a critical starting point and cut down the time you spend searching for relevant documents.

State Q&A

Find answers to state law questions and compare law across multiple jurisdictions.

What's Market

Access a database of summaries for publicly filed deals that allows you to analyze and compare terms or features.

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