Mock up cover for Services Agreement for Design Studios

Services Agreement for Design Studios


Hey there, you absolute branding powerhouse! I know exactly why you're here. As a true trendsetter, you know you need to protect what you're offering – particularly as you don't only focus on graphic design, but web design, too. Say goodbye to the long hours spent Googling "how to avoid scope creep", "how to make sure I actually get paid" or even "how to write a contract" (yikes), and hel-lo to our Services Agreement for Design Studios. Crafted especially for aesthetically-driven, strategy-focused website and graphic design businesses, this nifty template will help you get legally legit in less time than it takes to finish sippin' on a glass of wine. Mmm... wine.

Who's it for?

Our Services Agreement for Design Studios is just what you need if you’re a graphic designer/branding whiz who also offers web design services. Cosy up with this nifty template and get your legal ducks in a row (peace of mind, anyone?) so you can get back to absolutely smashing it. Not sure if you fall under the Design Studio umbrella? No stress! Book in a 15-minute consult with one of our creative-loving lawyers, and we’ll help you work out which template is the best fit for you and your biz.

What's included?

  • Clear payment terms 
  • Your obligations (and those of your client) 
  • Intellectual property protection 
  • Termination terms (including what happens if the pandemic crashes the party) 
  • Refund and cancellation provisions 
  • A completely customisable proposal that sets out the specifics 
  • Many more industry-specific bits and pieces to ensure your arrangement is legally legit 


A couple of quick things to make sure we’re on the same page:  

First, purchasing our templates, utilising our free resources or having a chat with us as part of a consultation doesn’t create a lawyer-client relationship between you and Foundd Legal (sorry!). It also doesn’t constitute legal advice.  

All templates adhere to Australian principles of contract law and are designed for those doing business in Australia (unless they specifically state that they are in accordance with New Zealand law, for businesses in New Zealand). Similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, but we recommend that you consult with a qualified lawyer in your area prior to purchasing our templates. 

While we do our best to minimise legalese (that’s complex lawyer-speak) within our contracts, there are certain things that require particular wording in order to best protect you and your business. Please don’t expect our contracts to be super simple - they’re as simple as they possibly can be, while still being comprehensive and putting your needs first (even the ones you didn’t know you had!). Of course, if you’re having trouble understanding something specific, you’re welcome to get in touch with any questions!

Ready to go?

Sitting with a brilliant brand but unsure about where to go from here? We’re here to help you get your business off the ground when it comes to all things legal. Bonus! We won’t make it confusing! Legal can be fun. We swear. So book us now for your free consultation.