Freelancer refers to a person who is self-employed and is not devoted or committed to a particular employer at a particular term. The most important part of a freelancers work and his/her relationship with his/her customer is to ensure that they are clear about the scope of the work that will be undertaken and executed, the timelines that would be followed, and the fees that is to be paid along with issues about Intellectual Property’s ownership. Hence, freelance work agreements, also known as independent contractor agreements or consulting agreements are formulated as contracts between independent workers and their customers.
1. Understanding requirement
Understanding the requirement of both the freelancer and his/her employer/client, along with details outlining expectations from the work undertaken.
After a detailed discussion as outlined above, terms of the agreement shall be finalized.
Our professionals begin drafting the agreement once the terms of the agreement are finalized.
4. Review and finalization
Once the review of the drafted contract is underway, the freelancer and the client shall have opportunities to make changes to the agreement as per their terms, following which our professionals shall finalize the agreement.
- Names of both parties
- Services provided
- Project Schedules with dates
- Compensation details
- Deadline Details
- A clarification of the legal relationship
1. Do individual Freelancers need a Trade License?
Every person or business engaged in any kind of trade, business or profession is required to obtain a trade license. So, yes, it is mandatory for freelancers to have one.