Contract for Service Agreement (Individual to Corporate) Template [Nigeria]
Updated June 25, 2023
This is a Service Agreement between a customer or client and the service provider (a business owner providing the service). This agreement outlines the relationship, responsibilities of each party, payment, services to be provided, and any other obligations agreed upon by the parties.
The Service Agreement is a generic name and can be adapted to the type of services provided by the business owner. For example, an IT Services Agreement may be adapted to suit the needs of the client in the business of providing IT services.
This template provides the generic terms of a Service Agreement and can be customized to fit the exact services provided by the business owner or entrepreneur.
How to use this
This Agreement is often used when a client or customer requests a proposal on the nature of services the business owner intends to provide. This agreement is often used by a business owner in the business of providing professional skills such as legal services, medical services, accounting services, etc..
The content of a service agreement varies and is quite dependent on the services to be provided and the obligations agreed upon by the parties. Common clauses to be included in this agreement are as follows:
- List of Services to be delivered
- Dispute Resolution
- Intellectual Property (not mandated, used only where necessary)
- Terms and Termination
Other names for
- Independent Contractor Agreement.
- Service Contract
- Service Agreement
Applicable Laws in Nigeria
The applicable laws for a Service Agreement are as follows:
- Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020
- Contract Law of a State, e.g. Law Reforms (Contract law), Lagos State, 2015
- Value Added Tax Act.
- Finance Act.