Name First Last Email PhonePassword Enter Password Confirm Password Profile PictureUpload Document*Select optionBar Council CertificateLLB Mark sheet or Grade sheetUpload Bar Council Certificate*Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, pdf.Upload LLB Marks sheet or Grade sheet*Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, pdf.Practice Area*Place of practice & State*Acknowledgement* I read & agree to the E-Commerce Services Agreement.This E-Commerce Services Agreement (hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) is made on the day of your acceptance of this Agreement from your designated electronic mail address or in any other form of electronic record or provided, clicking on the check box or “I Read and Agree” / “Accept” button or by any other means which construe your acceptance of this Agreement by and between “LEGALDRAFTSMAN” (hereinafter referred to as “the Firm”) and you the “Lawyer Associate”, WHEREAS, the parties hereto desire to enter into this Agreement to define and set forth the terms and conditions of the Services of the Lawyer Associate by the Firm; NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements set forth below, it is hereby covenanted and agreed by the Firm and the Lawyer Associate as follows: 1. Interpretation In this agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings: a) “Confidential Information” any trade secret or other information which is confidential or commercially sensitive and which is not in the public domain (including through the wrongful disclosure by the Lawyer Associate) and which belongs to any Group Firm (whether stored or recorded in documentary or electronic form) and which (without limitation) relates to the business methods, management systems, marketing plans, strategic plans, finances, new or maturing business opportunities, marketing activities, processes, inventions, designs or similar of any Group Firm, or to which any Group Firm owes a duty of confidentiality to any third party and including in particular not to share personal or trade secrets to the customer(s) and vendor, b)“The Services” the services of the Lawyer Associate by the Firm in accordance with the terms of this agreement; e)“Termination Date” the date on which the services ceases. 2. Position a. Upon execution of this Agreement, the Lawyer Associate would be posted as the LawyerAssociate of the Firm. b. During the term period of this Agreement, the Firm may change the Lawyer Associate's above mentioned post (or position) or location based on the Firm's production, operation or working requirements or according to the Lawyer Associate's working capacities and performance, including but not limited to adjustments made to the Partner Lawyer's job description or work place, etc., or adjustments made to the Lawyer Associate's responsibilities without any change to position. 3. Performance of Duties The Lawyer Associate agrees that during the Service Period, he/she shall devote sufficient business time to the business affairs of the Firm and shall perform the duties assigned to him/her faithfully and efficiently, and shall endeavor, to the best of his/her abilities to achieve the goals and adhere to the parameters set by the Firm. 4. Compensation Subject to the following provisions of this Agreement, during the Service Period, the Lawyer Associate shall be compensated for his services as follows: a. The Lawyer Associate shall receive 40% of each sale (after deducting GST) of job assigned to him/her, subject to such increases from time to time, as determined by the Firm. Such payments shall be subject to such normal statutory deductions by the Firm. b. During the term of this Agreement, the Lawyer Associate shall be paid by means of bank transfer, cheque, or any other method convenient to the Firm, and consented to by the Lawyer Associate. 5. Obligations of the Lawyer Associate a. Upon execution of agreement, the Lawyer Associate shall not engage in any sort of theft, fraud, misrepresentation or any other illegal act neither in the service space nor outside the premise of service. If he/she shall do so, the Firm shall not be liable for such an act done at his own risk. b. The Lawyer Associate further promises to never engage in any theft of the Firm’s property or attempt to defraud the Firm in any manner. c. The Lawyer Associate shall always ensure that his/her conduct is in accordance with all the rules, regulations and policies of the Firm as notified from time to time. d. The Lawyer Associate shall always ensure that his/her conduct is in accordance with all the rules, regulations and policies of the Firm as notified from time to time, including but not limited to Leave Policy and Sexual Harassment Policy. e. The Firm hereby prohibits the Lawyer Associate from engaging in any sexual harassment and the Lawyer Associate promises to refrain from any form of sexual harassment during the course of services in and around the premise of service. If the Lawyer Associate violates this term in the agreement, he shall be fully responsible for his/her actions and the Firm shall not be held responsible for any illegal acts committed at the discretion of the Lawyer Associate. 6. Confidentiality a. The Lawyer Associate acknowledges that, in the course of performing and fulfilling his duties hereunder, he may have access to and be entrusted with confidential information concerning the present and contemplated financial status and activities of the Firm, the disclosure of any of which confidential information to the competitors of the Firm would be highly detrimental to the interests of the Firm. b. The Lawyer Associate further acknowledges and agrees that the right to maintain the confidentiality of trade secrets, source code, website information, business plans or client information or other confidential or proprietary information, for the purpose of enabling the other party such information constitutes a proprietary right which the Firm is entitled to protect. c. Accordingly, the Lawyer Associate covenants and agrees with the Firm that he will not, under any circumstance during the continuance of this agreement, disclose any such confidential information to any person, firm or corporation, nor shall he use the same, except as required in the normal course of his engagement hereunder, and even after the termination of Services, he shall not disclose or make use of the same or cause any of confidential information to be disclosed in any manner. d. The Firm owns any intellectual property created by the Lawyer Associate during the course of the services, or in relation to a certain field, and he shall thereon have all the necessary rights to retain it. After termination of services, Lawyer Associate shall not impose any rights on the intellectual property created. Any source code, software or other intellectual property developed, including but not limited to website design or functionality that was created by the Lawyer Associate, during the course of service under this Agreement, shall belong to the Firm. 7. Remedies If at any time the Lawyer Associate violates to a material extent any of the covenants or agreements set forth in paragraphs 6 and 9, the Firm shall have the right to terminate all of its obligations to make further payments under this Agreement. The Lawyer Associate acknowledges that the Firm would be irreparably injured by a violation of paragraph 6 or 9 and agrees that the Firm shall be entitled to an injunction restraining the Lawyer Associate from any actual or threatened breach of paragraph 6 or 9 or to any other appropriate equitable remedy without any bond or other security being required. 8. Amendment and Termination a. In case the Firm terminates the Services without just cause, in which case the Firm shall provide the Lawyer Associate with advance notice of termination. b. The Lawyer Associate may terminate his Services at any time by providing the Firm with at least 1 month advance notice of his intention to resign. c. The Lawyer Associate may terminate on the last day of the month in which the date of the Lawyer Associate’s death occurs; or the date on which the Firm gives notice to the Lawyer Associate if such termination is for Cause or Disability. d. For purposes of this Agreement, "Cause" means the Lawyer Associate's gross misconduct resulting in material damage to the Firm, willful insubordination or disobedience, theft, fraud or dishonesty, willful damage or loss of Firm’s property, bribery and habitual lateness or absence, or any other willful and material breach of this Agreement. 9. Restrictive Covenant Following the termination of Services of the Lawyer Associate by the Firm, with or without cause, or the voluntary withdrawal by the Lawyer Associate from the Firm, the Lawyer Associate shall, for a period of three years following the said termination or voluntary withdrawal, refrain from either directly or indirectly soliciting or attempting to solicit the business of any client or customer of the Firm for his own benefit or that of any third person or organization, and shall refrain from either directly or indirectly attempting to obtain the withdrawal from the Services by the Firm of any other Lawyer Associate of the Firm having regard to the same geographic and temporal restrictions. The Lawyer Associate shall not directly or indirectly divulge any financial information relating to the Firm or any of its affiliates or clients to any person whatsoever. 10. Notices a. Any notice required to be given hereunder shall be deemed to have been properly given if delivered personally or sent by pre-paid registered mail as follows: • To the Lawyer Associate: ______________________________ • To the Firm: ______________________________ b. And if sent by registered mail shall be deemed to have been received on the 4th business day of uninterrupted postal service following the date of mailing. Either party may change its address for notice at any time, by giving notice in writing to the other party pursuant to the provisions of this agreement. 11. Non-Assignment The interests of the Lawyer Associate under this Agreement are not subject to the claims of his creditors and may not be voluntarily or involuntarily assigned, alienated or encumbered. 12. Successors This agreement shall be assigned by the Firm to any successor Firm and be binding upon the successor Firm. The Firm shall ensure that the successor Firm shall continue the provisions of this agreement as if it were the original party of the first part. 13. Indemnification The Lawyer Associate shall indemnify the Firm against any and all expenses, including amounts paid upon judgments, counsel fees, environmental penalties and fines, and amounts paid in settlement (before or after suit is commenced), incurred by the Firm in connection with his/her defense or settlement of any claim, action, suit or proceeding in which he/she is made a party or which may be asserted against his/her by reason of his/her Services or the performance of duties in this Agreement. Such indemnification shall be in addition to any other rights to which those indemnified may be entitled under any law, by-law, agreement, or otherwise. 14. Modification Any modification of this Agreement or additional obligation assumed by either party in connection with this Agreement shall be binding only if evidenced in writing signed by each party or an authorized representative of each party. 15. Severability Each paragraph of this agreement shall be and remain separate from and independent of and severable from all and any other paragraphs herein except where otherwise indicated by the context of the agreement. The decision or declaration that one or more of the paragraphs are null and void shall have no effect on the remaining paragraphs of this agreement. 16. Paragraph headings The titles to the paragraphs of this Agreement are solely for the convenience of the parties and shall not be used to explain, modify, simplify, or aid in the interpretation of the provisions of this Agreement. 17. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Each party hereby irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Jodhpur (Rajasthan), for the adjudication of any dispute hereunder or in connection herewith. 18. Counterparts The Agreement may be executed in two or more counterparts, any one of which shall be deemed the original without reference to the others.