As a freelance designer, you should be using contracts when working for clients.

When I started, I didn’t use them, which was just one the the beginner mistakes I was making.

This great talk by Mike Monteiro of Mule Design highlights just how important it is to use a contract.

Here Mike points out several situations he’s faced where a client has attempted to avoid paying him, that he’s been saved from thanks to a contract.

His lawyer is also on hand to give a legal perspective on the situations.

A very good watch.

Please note – this video contains profanity.

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