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Our library of 50+ awesome free legal templates are available for use by business users, including legal services providers. You can download, use and modify the templates free of charge subject to our template terms of use

Click on any template below to access it. You will be given the choice of downloading a PDF version of the template or an editable Word version.

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The templates are a guide only. You are welcome to use them, but because of their nature, we have had to make them generic. They do not cater for every situation. 

Businesses using the templates will need to consult their lawyer to ensure that their use of these documents are appropriate for their situation.

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capitalisation table

This template cap table is intended for use when considering a potential equity investment in a company.

co-founder agreement – long form

This document is a long form co-founder agreement intended for use by the founders of a new startup who wish to provide for some level of claw-back of a co-founder’s initial shareholding.

co-founder agreement – short form

This document is a short form co-founder agreement intended for use by the founders of a new startup who wish to provide for some level of claw-back of a co-founder’s initial shareholding if he or she ceases to work for the company.

constitution

This constitution intended for use by a company with a simple shareholding structure and only one class of shares.

distributor agreement

This is a simple supplier friendly B2B distributor agreement for low value/low risk electronic products.

due diligence checklist

This is a typical legal due diligence list that a lead investor will send to a company raising capital.

employee share option deed

This is a deed for use when a company wishes to issue options to purchase shares in the company to an employee.

IP assignment

This document is intended for use by the founders of a startup company to formally transfer intellectual property relevant to the business, products or services of the company, to that company.

Kiwi KISS convertible note

This is one of three templates we have for doing a seed investment or bridge financing. It accrues interest and has a maturity date.

Kiwi SAFE convertible note

This is one of three templates we have for doing a seed investment or bridge financing. The amount of the investment is not a loan, has no set maturity or repayment date and does not accrue interest. 

letter of intent

This is a simple document to outline the main in principle terms of a proposed commercial relationship. The document is not legally binding.

major transaction resolution

Use this resolution if the company wishes to enter into a transaction that is a major transaction for the purposes of section 129 of the Companies Act 1993.

mutual confidentiality agreement

This is a simple mutual (or two way) confidentiality agreement setting out the terms on which each party will keep confidential the other party’s information.

privacy policy

This is a simple privacy policy for use on a business’ website.

SaaS agreement

This is a simple supplier friendly B2B SaaS services agreement for low value/low risk SaaS service supplies.

SaaS terms of use

These are simple supplier friendly B2B SaaS terms of use for low value/low risk SaaS service supplies.

SCIF constitution mark-up

The standard SCIF constitution has a range of terms that companies will wish to negotiate. We set out a detailed mark-up of the standard constitution showing the changes we think are desirable.

SCIF SaSA mark-up

The standard SCIF Subscription and Shareholders’ Agreement (often referred to as the SaSA) is relatively investor friendly. We show what changes you may like to make to make it more balanced.

services agreement

This is a simple supplier friendly B2B services agreement for one-off low value/low risk service supplies.

share and other registers

This document sets out the registers and other documents which companies are required to keep and maintain under the Companies Act 1993.

share option offer letter

This letter is intended for use with our template share option deed (see the share options section of the templates page on our website) and it is to be sent to employees who are to be offered share options.

SPA (seller’s mark-up)

This is an example of a first draft sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of a high growth tech business that a buyer would send to a seller for review.

website terms of use

These are simple website terms of use that may be used for a website that describes a business and the team behind the business.

wholesale investor certificate

This certificate is for use by an investor who is seeking to invest in a company on the basis that they are a wholesale investor.
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