that is drawn between a freelancer and a client helps in defining
the terms by which both parties will associate with one another.
Moreover, a formal agreement makes it easier to remove any
uncertainties or obscurities that may crop up during the course
of completing the project.
Common Elements that appear in a Freelancer's Contract include:
name and contact details of the freelance contractor.
name and contact details of the client.
of the project.
up of costs involved - rates charges - hourly / flat rate
for the project.
of the project
6. Conditions & policies
for Termination of contract.
through all the clauses and conditions, this agreement is
signed by both parties, showing their approval to the terms
mentioned therein. Maintaining such a formal contract ensures
that both the freelancer and the client will abide by the
conditions that have been mutually agreed upon. In the event
that there is a problem later on, the contract can be referred
It is interesting
to note that at times, the contract alone does not provide
100% protection against fraud.