Regardless of the degree of trust between the co-founders, an agreement should be reached from the outset. We also offer partnership agreements for professional companies such as lawyers and accountants, which tend to be a bit more complex (due to the requirements of the relevant professional organisation and because there is a tendency to have more detailed rules for the admission of new partners and for those who are retiring. If you hire a freelancer or contractor, they don`t have the same rights and obligations as an employee, but it`s important to make an agreement to define how the relationship works. . . .