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Independent Contractor Agreements

Partner with Delta Law and secure a legally sound agreement that protects your interests and fosters a productive collaboration 

Clarity and Protection for Businesses and Contractors

Legal Services​

Marketing and Advertising

  • Marketing Plan

  • Advertising Fund

  • Fund Allocation

  • Local Advertising Requirements

  • Marketing Materials

  • Branding Standards

  • Approval Process

  • Co-Op Advertising

Products and Services

  • Product/Service Description

  • Quality and Standards

  • Supplier Requirements

  • Pricing and Pricing Flexibility

  • Inventory and Supplies

  • Exclusive Rights

  • Menu or Service Changes

  • Menu or Service Pricing Changes

  • Trademarks and Branding:

  • Training and Certification

  • Quality Control Inspections

  • Product/Service Innovation

  • Product/Service Delivery

  • Termination or Transition

  • Supply Chain and Sourcing

  • Continuity of Supply

  • Innovation and Adaptation

Franchise Fees​

  • Initial Franchise Fee

  • Ongoing Royalty Fees

  • Advertising and Marketing Fees

  • Technology and IT Fees

  • Training Fees, Renewal and Transfer Fees

  • Audit and Inspection Fees

  • Supplier or Purchasing Fees

  • Late Payment Penalties

  • Conversion or Remodeling Costs

  • Exclusive Territory Fees

  • Franchisee Advisory Council Fees

  • Special Assessment Fees and Fee Escalation

  • Currency and Exchange Rate Considerations

  • Payment Schedule, Termination and Refund Policies

  • Dispute Resolution, Auditing and Reporting

Essential Considerations

Scope of Work & Deliverables

  • Project Definition: Ensure a clear description of the project, including specific deliverables, timelines, and performance standards

  • Independent Control: Confirm the agreement acknowledges your independent control over how you perform the work, as long as it meets the agreed-upon deliverables

  • Ownership of Work Product: Establish clear ownership of any intellectual property created during the project. In most cases, ownership will belong to you as the independent contractor

Termination & Dispute Resolution

  • Termination & Dispute Resolution

  • Termination Clauses: Define the grounds for termination by either party, with or without cause, and the required notice periods

  • Dispute Resolution: Identify the process for resolving any disagreements arising from the agreement, including arbitration or litigation

  • Governing Law: Determine what Provincial or laws will apply if a dispute arises regarding the agreement

Compensation & Payment Terms

  • Payment Structure: Outline the payment schedule, including invoicing procedures and milestones for payment releases

  • Expenses: Specify whether you will be reimbursed for any business expenses incurred during the project

  • Taxes: Clarity that you are responsible for paying your own taxes as an independent contractor

Get the Legal Help You Need

“I had a great experience working with Sophie. She heard everything I had to say and did her own research as well into my matter. Her attention to detail was amazing and her response and turn around time was quick! I’ll definitely be going back to Delta Law for any future tasks and recommending to others.”

“This firm is outstanding. Sophie is highly knowledgeable, professional and very client service focused. I would not hesitate to send any of my family and friends to her services.”

What Our Clients Say About Us

“This firm is outstanding. Sophie is highly knowledgeable, professional and very client service focused. I would not hesitate to send any of my family and friends to her services.”

“Great service! I will work with Delta Law again if I need to draw any agreement or any legal help.”

“Working with Sophie was amazing! She explains everything clearly and made the entire process really simple for me. If you’re looking for a lawyer that is quick, smart and thorough – Sophie is the right choice.”

“Great service! I will work with Delta Law again if I need to draw any agreement or any legal help.”

Why Choose Delta Law?

Be confident that we’ve got you covered! 

Advantages of working with us:

Speed

 

We do our very best to respond to your inquiries within 60 minutes because our goal is to find out exactly what you need.

Industry Experience

 

Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, education, and much more.

Client Focus

 

Delta Law prioritizes clients' needs and goals, fostering trust and building long-lasting relationships.


Convenience
 

 

Delta Law offers virtual legal services including business law, contract law, and litigation across the Greater Toronto Area.

Reputation

 

 

Delta Law has a strong reputation for providing excellent legal services and step-by-step assistance to clients.

With Delta Law you have peace of mind knowing your legal matters are in capable hands.

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00am - 6:00pm EST

Get in Touch with Us

  • What industry experience does Delta Law have in drafting or reviewing agreements?
    Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, engineering, construction, education, technology, consulting, food service and hospitality.
  • Are there any hidden fees?
    Delta Law ensures that all fees, including legal fees, applicable taxes, and disbursement fees (if any), are provided upfront.
  • How quickly can I speak to someone at Delta Law?
    Our team is extremely diligent, and we aim to contact you within one hour of your inquiry during our regular business hours to gain a better understanding of your needs.
  • How quickly can Delta Law finalize an agreement and what is the process like?
    Delta Law strives to meet your deadlines efficiently. Our process commences with a virtual consultation to discuss your business needs, deadlines, and requirements. Following the initial consultation, we can provide you with a timeline tailored to your business.
  • Will I need to come into your office for a consultation?
    Delta Law provides virtual consultations, enabling clients to receive services from the convenience of their home or office. This approach allows us to offer flexibility and efficiency in our services.
  • What are Delta Law's rates for drafting or reviewing an agreement?
    At Delta Law, we do not believe in hourly rates for reviewing or drafting agreements. Clients will receive a flat fee rate upfront before retaining any services. The rate will depend on factors such as the type, complexity, and length of the agreement.
  • What industry experience does Delta Law have in drafting or reviewing agreements?
    Delta Law has experience with businesses in many industries, including retail, healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, engineering, construction, education, technology, consulting, food service and hospitality.
  • Are there any hidden fees?
    Delta Law ensures that all fees, including legal fees, applicable taxes, and disbursement fees (if any), are provided upfront.
  • How quickly can I speak to someone at Delta Law?
    Our team is extremely diligent, and we aim to contact you within one hour of your inquiry during our regular business hours to gain a better understanding of your needs.
  • How quickly can Delta Law finalize an agreement and what is the process like?
    Delta Law strives to meet your deadlines efficiently. Our process commences with a virtual consultation to discuss your business needs, deadlines, and requirements. Following the initial consultation, we can provide you with a timeline tailored to your business.
  • Will I need to come into your office for a consultation?
    Delta Law provides virtual consultations, enabling clients to receive services from the convenience of their home or office. This approach allows us to offer flexibility and efficiency in our services.
  • What are Delta Law's rates for drafting or reviewing an agreement?
    At Delta Law, we do not believe in hourly rates for reviewing or drafting agreements. Clients will receive a flat fee rate upfront before retaining any services. The rate will depend on factors such as the type, complexity, and length of the agreement.
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