Standard IT Contracting Agreement

Standard IT Contracting Agreement

This Agreement is made on [Date] between [Contractor Name], with a registered office at [Address] ("Contractor"), and [Client Name], with a registered office at [Address] ("Client").

1. Scope of Services: The Contractor agrees to provide IT services ("Services") as described in the attached Schedule A.

2. Term: This Agreement commences on [Start Date] and will continue until [End Date], unless terminated earlier in accordance with this Agreement.

3. Compensation: The Client will pay the Contractor a fee as described in Schedule B. Payment terms are [specify terms], following receipt of an invoice from the Contractor.

4. Confidentiality: Both parties agree to maintain the confidentiality of proprietary information and not to disclose such information without the other party's written consent.

5. Intellectual Property: All intellectual property created by the Contractor in the course of providing the Services will be owned by [either the Client or the Contractor, as agreed].

6. Liability: The Contractor's liability under this Agreement shall be limited to the amount of fees paid by the Client for the Services. Neither party shall be liable for any indirect or consequential losses.

7. Termination: Either party may terminate this Agreement with [Notice Period] notice. Upon termination, the Client will pay for all Services provided up to the date of termination.

8. Dispute Resolution: Any disputes arising under this Agreement will be resolved through mediation, and if necessary, legal proceedings under the jurisdiction of the courts of [Jurisdiction].

9. Governing Law: This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction].

10. Amendments: Any amendments to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.

11. Entire Agreement: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first above written.

[Contractor's Signature]

[Client's Signature]

Schedule A: Description of Services

[Detailed description of the IT services to be provided.]

Schedule B: Fee Structure

[Detailed fee structure, including rates, milestones, payment schedules, etc.]