Contractor confidentiality agreement (Smart Precedent)
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Use this Smart Precedent to create a basic, short form agreement for the protection of confidential information of a company, to be used when engaging an independent contractor to provide or supply services.
This agreement is in addition to an independent contractor agreement between the company and the contractor. It may be issued with the independent contractor agreement at the commencement of the engagement.
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Completed document length: Approx 7 pages.
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This precedent has been authored for LexisNexis by Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace law, Sydney, and Kerryn Tredwell, Partner, Hall & Wilcox Lawyers, Sydney. These documents are part of a LexisNexis suite of Employment Law precedents prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.
Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace Law
Having established Pendlebury Workplace Law in May 2006, Brooke brings over ten 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. She has worked as a Senior Industrial Officer with industrial unions in the local government, and public and private health sectors. She has also worked for employer industrial associations as a Solicitor and Senior Advisor/Advocate to some of the largest metals and manufacturing companies in Australia.
Brooke provides commercially astute legal advice on employment matters such as executive and employee terminations, as well as sensitive workplace issues including discrimination on the basis of sex, race, pregnancy and age as well as on sexual harassment issues.
Kerryn Tredwell, Partner, Hall & Willcox Lawyers
Kerryn is a dual-qualified lawyer admitted as a solicitor in Australia and in England & Wales. Kerryn has Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Queensland. Kerryn specialises in employment and workplace relations law, providing strategic and practical advice to Australian and international corporate clients across a wide range of industries. Specifically, Kerryn’s specialities are employment litigation, bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination, contractual issues, business restructuring, transfer of business and privacy.
Kerryn’s practice also includes advising clients on employment terms and conditions; contractor agreements; disciplinary and performance issues; workforce restructuring and redundancies; the employment aspects of commercial transactions including due diligence and transfer of business; and workplace investigations.
Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
Justine brings together her extensive legal skills and strong industry knowledge to provide practical and commercial advice on a broad range of employment related matters, in particular, employment and post-employment obligations and disputes, executive employment arrangements and discrimination and harassment claims and investigations.
Justine was included in the Best Lawyers Employee Benefits list for 2012 and 2013 and the Employment list for 2013. She is a contributing author of the 2014 LexisNexis publications on Paid Parental Leave and Bullying.