A contractors agreement is an agreement between a company (usually referred to as the “principal”) and a service entity (usually referred to as the “contractor”). The contractor agrees to provide a service to the principal for a fee. The contractor may agree to provide a one-off service for a set fee or continuing services to the principal for a pre-determined length of time for a fee

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About this Document

LegalVision’s LVDox™ Free Contractors Agreement sets out:
  • the terms of the contractor relationship;
  • the rights, responsibilities and obligations of the contractor and principal; and
  • business processes such as payment, fees and invoicing.

The LVDox™ Free Contractors Agreement is a very basic contractor’s agreement. If your contractor relationship is more complex, then it’s important that you have a lawyer assist you to draft the following clauses:

  • an unpaid invoices collection clause;
  • a confidentiality clause;
  • the ability for the contractor to be paid on commission;
    a subcontracting clause allowing the Principal to restrict the ability of the Contractor to subcontract the services;
  • a sophisticated dispute resolution clause;
  • a sophisticated workplace health and safety clause;
  • a non-compete clause;
  • a provision to protect your intellectual property and to allow the contractor to use it if required; and
  • additional provisions in related to the rights, responsibilities and obligations of the contractor and principal, particularly if an agreement has been reached on particular issues.

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  • Consultation with a lawyer specialising in your industry
  • Review of the legal requirements for your business
  • Drafted specifically for your business and industry
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