Independent contractor agreement

We are experts at tailoring independent contractor agreements that are in line with the industry you work in, the nature of the service, and any protections that might need in place. We’ve worked with hundreds of businesses and contractors across marketing, design, consulting, IT and more.

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Independent contractor agreement

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  • Done for you tailored legal documents to suit your needs
  • Initial drafting and review + one round of amendments
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Startups often need to outsource

As a founder, you wear many hats. But when push comes to shove, you need to outsource work that is either outside your expertise, or too time-consuming. In this case, many will hire employees. However, depending on the nature of your business, the scope of work, the timeline, and the deliverables, you may be interested in outsourcing to an independent contractor as you won’t need to extend employee benefits to them as they run their own business. 


Have a clear outline and protections in place

Failing to have an agreement with clear provisions outlining the nature of the service, fee and payment structure, and protections/limitations, can come back to bite you. Without an agreement, contractors may be met with unfair and demanding businesses who widen the project’s scope unreasonably, and default on payments. As a business, first and foremost you want to protect your IP. Beyond that, failing to solidify expectations and terms in line with your contractor can break down the relationship, have reputational implications, and lead to undesirable disputes.


Tailor an agreement to your industry, and your needs

UX lawyers are experts at tailoring independent contractor agreements that are in line with the industry you work in, the nature of the service, and any protections that might need in place. We’ve worked with hundreds of business and contractors across marketing, design, consulting, IT and more.

Frequently asked questions

Can I do this myself?
The simple answer is yes - you could register your company yourself through the Australian Government’s Business Registration Service (BRS) or through a number of online providers if you wish. The true answer is that doing this is risky and not advised; even the most seasoned and experienced operators will often be unclear of the best structure required to suit their company’s strategy moving ahead. Realistically, for all startups, it is absolute best-practice to seek legal advice to tailor your company set-up to your needs.
Are your documents automatically generated?
No, all of our documents are drafted by human lawyers after careful consideration of your personal circumstances. We are a law firm offering bespoke legal documents and advice, not an automatic document generation service. This means we are liable if something goes wrong (unlike automatic providers).
Is the price a fixed-fee?
Yes. However, the fixed fee covers the initial draft and one round of amendments, based on your initial instructions. After that, if you still want further amendments or changes to the scope, we charge in accordance with our Fixed Fee Terms.
Can I speak or meet with a lawyer, and will this cost extra?
Of course! Our quoted price includes reasonable access to our lawyers by phone, email, or meeting, in accordance with our Fixed Fee Terms.
What if I need this urgently?
We pride ourselves on fast turnarounds. If this matter is urgent, please let us know and we will try our best to deliver it within an acceptable timeframe.
This package doesn’t suit me, can I create my own one?
Certainly! Please speak to our lawyers by phone or email and we will endeavour to create a package which specifically suits your needs. Click here to schedule your free consultation.
What if the document or advice I need isn’t on the website?
Not to worry - this website only lists the most common services we provide. Feel free to contact us in order to see if we can help you out with something which isn’t listed here.

Independent contractor agreement

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  • Initial drafting and review + one round of amendments
  • Practical legal advice
  • Fast turnaround times (5-7 days)
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This service is provided subject to our Fixed fee terms. Additional amendments are charged by hourly rate. In some cases, we may not be able to fulfil your request. If we cannot fulfil your request then you will receive a full refund within 48 hours of notice.

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