Incidental Beneficiary Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Incidental Beneficiary, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Incidental Beneficiary?

It refers to the party or person (say A) who is benefited by the execution of a contract between the parties (Say B and C) other than himself but who will have no rights to claim anything from anyone if the contract does not get execute or is breached. So if B gets into a contract with to contruct a house with contructor C and B wants a particular Architect A to design the house, A is being benefitted by the contract of B and C even though it was not the intention to get into the contract. But A wll have no rights if B and C breaches contract or contract does not execute.