Legal correspondence: standard opening phrases

Legal correspondence: standard opening phrases

Standard opening phrases for correspondence

  • This is in reference to your letter of ________ [date].
  • We have received (and thank you for) the information you sent concerning …
  • We are in receipt of your …
  • This is to advise you that …
  • Pursuant to our conversation (your e-mail, your letter, your request), …
  • Further to our conversation …

The words and phrases in parentheses are optional.