Five Important Tips for Client Contracts

If you are using contracts in your business (hopefully you are using contracts), they likely have room for improvement. In the world of WordPress agencies and freelancers, common contracts don’t speak to the specifics of our industry. Most of us do not have a background in contract law, but we most certainly want to avoid litigation. Whether you searched the web for a good contract, came up with one on your own, or hired a lawyer to draft one for you learning all the legalese in your contracts is very important. You need to have some idea of what you are signing.

In this session, you will gain prime advice on how to improve your contract as well as important context for why you should implement this advice. Rian will share more than a decade of experience negotiating, drafting, and litigating contracts. At the end of her presentation, you will get to hear some valuable questions from the live audience.

What You’ll Learn

  • Contract considerations
  • Boilerplate legal clauses that you need to be familiar with
    • Parties
    • Effective date
    • When the work begins
    • Jurisdiction
    • Disclaimers and Warranties
    • Limitation of liability
    • Indemnification
    • Conflict dispute
    • Waiver
    • Severability
    • Assignment
    • Modification
    • Totality of agreement