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TradeSafe Contracts

Consequences of Not Making Effective Business Contracts

As an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation I have dealt with all kinds of business disputes. By far the most common cause of commercial disputes is the failure of the parties to adequately record the terms of their agreement in writing. This is particularly common in the building and construction industry.   When there ...

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Letter to Existing Customer with New Terms & Conditions of Trade

We suggest that you use the following Letter Template to submit your new Credit Applications and disclose your new Terms & Conditions of Trade to your existing recurring Customers. Download our Guide to Making Effective Business Contracts: Incorporating Terms & Conditions of Trade ______________________________________________...

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How to View Hidden Text in Word Documents

These instructions will help you view the hidden instructions contained in our Quotation Templates, Engagement Letter Tempates and Contract Variation Forms.
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How Can TradeSafe Contracts Benefit your Business?

Not only will TradeSafe Contracts assist your business to look more professional in the eyes of potential new clients, it will reduce the risk and consequences of bad debts and disputes. By making contracts incorporating relevant Terms & Conditions of Trade you can also: Obtain personal guarantees or other security for payment...

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TradeSafe Contracts is a low cost and easy-to-use system and package of legal documents designed to help you make effective everyday business contracts incorporating your unique Terms & Conditions of Trade.

With Trade Safe Contracts we make it easy for you.


What's Included

Satisfaction Guarantee


Why use TradeSafe Contracts








  • We make it easy for you and your staff to apply best practice credit control procedures in your business.

  • You will reduce the risk of bad debts and disputes.

  • Strengthen your position to recover unpaid invoices.

  • Confidently serve valid Payment Claims under Security of Payment Laws.

  • Improve the value of your business.


User Guide


Our TradeSafe Contracts package comes complete with a simple to follow User Guide that explains when and how to use each of the documents in your package.

Download our User Guide free now for more information about our contract documents and contracting procedures.


What's Included


  • Customised Terms & Conditions of Trade

Our TradeSafe Contracts are customised to suit your business and industry, as well as address any recurring credit control issues you may be experiencing.

  • Quotation Templates & Order Forms

Includes built in links to verify Clients' ACN's and ABN's as well as hidden instructions in red on how to complete.

  • Credit Applications

  • Contract Variation Forms

  • Personal Guarantee & Indemnity

  • Final Notice - Overdue Account Letter

  • TradeSafe Contracts User Guide

See Documentation Overview & Samples


Features & Benefits


They Are Easy to Use

  • Look professional in the eyes of potential new clients.
  • Simple to follow User Guide will assist you and your staff to maximise the benefit of your TradeSafe Contracts package.
  • Documents contain instructions in hidden text (in red font) for completing without affecting the enforceability of your Terms & Conditions of Trade.


You Have More Credit Management Tools

  • Built in links to help you verify a client's Company Name, ACN, Business Name and ABN when preparing a Quotation or Contract Variation.
  • Obtain consents required to order Credit Reports before accepting an Order.
  • Be able to obtain Personal Guarantees when appropriate.
  • Obtain security for payment over real and personal property.
  • Proven Final Notice - Overdue Account Letter Template.
  • Recover interest at a commercial rate on late payments.
  • Legally charge overdue account default fees.


You Will Strengthen Your Contract Rights

  • Be able to obtain personal guarantees and security for payment.
  • Recover legal and collection costs where enforcement is necessary.
  • Avoid and manage common disputes regarding scope of works, variations, price/rates, defects and rights to suspend and terminate contracts.
  • Know when you can validly suspend and terminate a contract.
  • Limit liability and disputes in relation to warranties, implied terms and misreprentation.


Improved Industry Compliance

  • Confidently serve valid Payment Claims under the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.
  • Obtain Privacy Act consents for credit assessment and debt collection.


Additional Benefits

  • Make contracts that are assignable to prospective buyers.
  • Increase the value of your business to prospective buyers by reducing the number of bad debts and increasing profitability and cash flow.




Our fixed fee for the preparation of a TradeSafe Contracts package is $2,750.00 (GST inclusive).

A $275.00 deposit is payable on submitting your Order. The balance is due 14 days after delivery.


Satisfaction Guarantee

  If you are not totally satisfied that our TradeSafe Contacts package adequately addresses all legal matters and risks concerning your business, contact us within 14 days of delivery and we will happily incorporate any necessary amendments free of charge.

Trade Safe Contracts Lawyers


Sam Roberts

Accredited Specialist (Commercial Litigation)

Matthew Bryan

Special Counsel

Amanda Crosbie

Associate Solicitor











We look forward to assisting you and your business in the future.

If you have any questions at all please call us.

We will gladly take the time to answer your questions and discuss your existing contracting procedures.

Disclaimer: This website is intended to provide comment and information of a general nature only and is not legal advice. While this information was accurate on the day of posting the law may have changed since that date. Roberts Legal is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. You should obtain specific legal advice on any matters of interest arising from this content


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