Contractor’s agreement (long form) – company contractor
This precedent is a basic, long form agreement for engagement of an independent contractor (say, a consultant) by a company (opposed to an individual).
It contains many optional clauses that may be either retained or discarded depending on the circumstances of the situation, including clauses with respect to personnel of the contractor and obligations of both parties. The agreement also contains shorter form confidentiality, intellectual property and restraint clauses; longer form clauses are available separately.
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Related products (all with guidance notes)
o Contractor’s agreement (long form) – individual contractor
o Contractor’s agreement (short form)
o Confidentiality agreement (contractor)
o Labour hire agreement
o Employment agreement (long form)
o Employment agreement (short form)
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This precedent has been co-authored for LexisNexis by Joe Catanzariti, Vice President of the Fair Work Commission, Sydney; Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace Law, Sydney; and Michael Byrnes, Special Counsel, Clayton Utz, Sydney.
Joe Catanzariti is the Vice President of the Fair Work Commission (Sydney). He was formerly the lead Partner for the National Clayton Utz Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety Practice Group.
Having established Pendlebury Workplace Law in May 2006, Brooke brings over eleven years’ experience in advising employers and employees on all areas of workplace relations and employment law. Brooke is also an adjunct lecturer in law at the University of NSW and the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Michael Byrnes is a Special Counsel for the Clayton Utz Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety Practice Group. He has broad experience in employment law, in both litigious and transactional matters.
This document is part of a LexisNexis suite of Employment Law precedents prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.