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Design and Development Project Contract

Client Name / Contact:                                    Enter Client name and person you're dealing with
Effective From:                                           29th October 2010

Your name/company
Your company registered address
Telephone: 12345 67890            Email:          Website:
The above-named Client (hereinafter referred to as "Client") is engaging your name/company. (Hereinafter
referred to as "your name/company"), as a web development agency for the specific purpose of enter the job
“title” here
For example: “Designing and developing a content managed website based on the Wordpress system”.

Project Outline
Your name/company will add in a more detailled outline of the key deliverables here. We recommend 2-3
paragraphs at most and if it's a bigger job/scope, use a seperate scoping document and make reference to it here.

Copyrights and Trademarks
The Client unconditionally guarantees that any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other
artwork furnished to your name/company for inclusion in the project are owned by the Client, or that the Client
has permission from the rightful owner to use each of these elements, and will hold harmless, protect, indemnify
and defend your name/company and any subcontractors from any liability (including solicitors fees and court
costs), including any claim or suit, threatened or actual, arising from the use of such elements furnished by the

Completion Date
Enter any agreed timescales with the client here including any key milestones.

Any information or website assets requested by your name/company must be delivered within 24 hours of
request in order to help achieve delivery within the timescales agreed.

Project Delivery
All files required for the completion of this project will be provided to the Client after sign off of work as complete.
Any production costs relating to the development of the website or additional material after the sign off of this
project will be subject to a new agreement for both timescales and cost.

Project Copyright
Copyright to the finished design work produced by your name/company will be transferred to the client. your
name/company and any subcontractors retain the right to display graphics and other design elements as examples
of their work in their respective portfolios.

Your name/company
Your company registered address
Telephone: 12345 67890            Email:   Website:
Payment Schedule
The full fee quoted for delivery of the full website project to the client is £xxxxx.xx excluding VAT. A full
breakdown of this costing is available on request. This is based on the project requiring xx hours work invoiced at

Full payment of any invoice issued must be made within 30 calendar days of the invoice date. Any additional
delay in payment that has not been mutually agreed in advance will result in cumulative charges of 5% of the
invoice value per month being levied in late payment fees.

Your name/company will invoice the Client either at the end of a project or on the last working day of a month –
whichever is sooner. In the event that a project spans more than one calendar month, your name/company will
issue more than one invoice.

Any overtime required on this project will be invoiced at a rate of £xx/hr and must be expressly agreed to in
writing by the Client prior to being worked.

Overtime is classed as work requested by the Client to be completed outside of your name/company office hours
which are Monday – Friday 09:30 to 17:30. Your name/company will not undertake or invoice overtime without
express Client consent and agreement.

Your name/company reserves the right to remove any Project from viewing in any medium until final payment is
made. In case collection proves necessary, the Client agrees to pay all fees (including all solicitors fees and court
costs) incurred by that process.

This agreement becomes effective only when signed by your name/company. Regardless of the place of signing of
this agreement, the Client agrees that for purposes of venue, this agreement was entered into in your nearest
town with a county court, and any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in your nearest town with a country
court, and the Client hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of the your town County Court. Furthermore,
the Client waives any right to or claim of sovereign immunity.

Your name/company
Your company registered address
Telephone: 12345 67890            Email:   Website:
Legal Notice
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this contract, neither your name/company nor any of its
employees or agents warrants that the functions contained in the Project will be uninterrupted or error-free. The
entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Project is with the Client.

In no event will your name/company be liable to the Client or any third party for any damages, including, but not
limited to, service interruptions caused by Acts of God or any other circumstances beyond our reasonable control,
any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential, punitive, or special damages arising out of the
operation of or inability to operate this Project.

In the unlikely event that the agreement breaks down a notice period of 7 days must be given in writing by the
party intending to cancel the contract. If this contract is cancelled without an agreement and the client no longer
wishes to retain your name/company in any capacity and with immediate effect, an early termination fee of 50%
of the quote value will invoiced immediately.

Your name/company
Your company registered address
Telephone: 12345 67890            Email:   Website:
This Agreement
This agreement constitutes the sole agreement between your name/company and the Client regarding this
Project. Any additional work not specified in this contract or any other amendment or modification to this
contract must be authorised by a written request signed by both Client and your name/company.

All prices and timescales specified in this contract will be honoured for 3 months after both parties sign this
contract. Continued services after that time will require a new agreement.

The undersigned hereby agree to the terms, conditions and stipulations of this agreement on behalf of his or her
organization or business.

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the parties. Any changes or modifications thereto must be
in writing and signed by both parties.

Agreed to by Client
Client (Your company name):                                 __________________________________________________________
Full Name/s (Print your full name):                         __________________________________________________________
Signature:                                                  __________________________________________________________
Job Title:                                                  __________________________________________________________
Address:                                                    __________________________________________________________
Telephone:                                                  __________________________________________________________
Email:                                                      __________________________________________________________

Please note: If this document cannot for any reason be physically signed, please return it attached to an email to
In the unlikely event of any dispute, you accept that a returned email from your account including this contract as an attachment is considered as binding as a
physically signed copy.

Duly authorised by
Your name/company and your address go here
Telephone:                01234 567890

Signed by:                Your name on behalf of Your Company Name
Date:                     29th October 2010

Your name/company
Your company registered address
Telephone: 12345 67890              Email:               Website:

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