Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Independent Paralegal Service Provider



Xxx LAW OFFICES
Xxx City

(Date) 

TO : xxx xxx
        INDEPENDENT PARALEGAL SERVICE PROVIDER
        Address xxx 
        Tel. Nos. xxx 
        Email address xxxx

RE : CONTRACT OF SERVICES AS INDEPENDENT PARALEGAL         
        SERVICE PROVIDER

We hereby hire your professional services as an Independent Paralegal Service Provider

The stipulations are as follows: 

1. The agreed period ends on xxx, subject to extension by the parties.

2. Your independent paralegal services are on “per call”, “stand by”, “as needed”, or “per task” basis.

3. Your fee as an independent paralegal service provider shall be xxx Pesos (Pxxx.00) per whole day of work or xxx Pesos (Pxxx.00) per half day of work.

4. You will be paid a Lunch Allowance of xxx Pesos (Pxxx.00) if your field activity nears noontime.

5. You will be paid a Gas Allowance of xxx Pesos (Pxxx.00) if your field destination is outside xxx City.

6. This agreement does not create an employer-employee relationship between the parties. 

7. As an independent paralegal service provider, you are not a salaried regular/full-time employee of the law office.

8. The law office is not responsible for the premiums of your personal Social Security System, Pag-Ibig, Philhealth, Employee Compensation Insurance, and similar labor coverages.

9. Your independent paralegal services are as follows: 

· Filing of court pleadings and other legal documents, 
· Follow-up of cases, hearings, decisions, and orders, 
· Gathering documentary and testimonial evidence, 
· Liaison with clients, witnesses, courts, and other public and private agencies, 
· Field detection and investigation work, and
· Other independent paralegal services as may be assigned to you.

10. Your tasks, accomplishments, reports, information and evidence gathered are strictly confidential.

11. All cash advances, if any, shall be liquidated within the day.

12. The parties may pre-terminate this agreement upon two weeks advance notice. 


Xxx xxx
Managing Partner
xxx Law Offices


Conforme:


Xxx xxx
Independent Paralegal Service Provider


Cc: 

xxx xxxx
Partner – Admin. and Finance
xxx Law Offices