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Contractor Agreements

16 Tips for Contractors Negotiating an Independent Contractor Agreement

Anna Guo, Commercial General Counsel

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ABOUT THIS SCREEN


Designed For:

This contract review is custom-made for independent contractors operating in technology, creative industries, consulting, and professional services, particularly those engaged in remote work or offering cross-border services on a project, variable (hourly/weekly/monthly), or milestone basis.

 

Purpose:

Empower yourself as an independent contractor during contract negotiations for your professional services. These standards are crafted from my extensive experience negotiating agreements both as a professional service provider and on behalf of technology companies procuring services and aim to equip you with the tools needed to effectively safeguard your interests as a contractor.

 

Limitations, Assumptions, Details:

This screen was validated against 10 Independent Contractor Agreements and produced an average accuracy of 99%.


Disclaimer: This screen should be used with a lawyer, not in replacement of a lawyer. Neither Screens nor any screen author is or will provide you with legal advice. AI accuracy rates vary based on several factors so always double-check all AI predictions.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Anna Guo

Anna Guo

Anna is an experienced payments legal counsel based in Singapore working on commercial negotiations and regulatory compliance within the fintech sector. Before this, her adventures included founding and building a B2B event marketplace platform that serviced 100+ organizations like Google and Microsoft and practicing at US law firms like King & Spalding and Axinn in New York and Singapore, where she handled corporate transactions and regulatory antitrust matters, respectively.
With a keen understanding of the evolving gig economy, Anna has navigated negotiations from the contractor and corporate customer perspectives in her multiple roles as an entrepreneur, startup legal advisor, and in-house counsel. She is passionate about empowering contractors to protect their interests.

 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-guo-255ba7b0/