Lease and Services Agreement - Professional Centre

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Lease and Services Agreement - Professional Centre

It is often difficult for professionals to open a private practice, the many start-up costs required can be very onerous. The creation of professional business centres allows professionals to pool their resources and thereby reduce their start-up costs.

This template sets out the legal and financial framework for such a commercial endeavour.

Lease and Services Agreement - Professional Centre

We recommend using this template to define the legal relationship in the case where a professional, entrusts the management and administration of the non-professional aspects of his/her practice to a business centre, which provides the premises, equipment and personnel needed to operate the practice.

Lease and Services Agreement - Professional Centre

0.00 INTERPRETATION
0.01 Definitions
0.01.01 Agreement
0.01.02 Breach
0.01.03 Change in Control
0.01.04 Confidential Information
0.01.05 Encumber or Encumbrance
0.01.06 Event of Default
0.01.07 Force Majeure
0.01.08 Fundamental Provisions
0.01.09 Legal Representatives
0.01.10 PARTY
0.01.11 Person
0.01.12 Prime Rate
0.01.13 Related Person
0.01.14 Subsidiary
0.02 Precedence
0.02.01 Entire Understanding
0.02.02 Subordination
0.03 Jurisdiction
0.03.01 Governing Law
0.03.02 Non-compliance
0.04 Miscellaneous
0.04.01 Cumulative Rights
0.04.02 Time and Dates
0.04.03 Financial References
0.04.04 References within Agreement
0.04.05 Gender and Number
0.04.06 Headings
0.04.07 Presumptions
0.04.08 Knowledge
0.04.09 Approval
0.04.10 GAAP
1.00 PURPOSE
1.01 Leasing and services
1.02 Offices and Premises Provided
1.02.01 Office
1.02.02 Equipment and Furniture
1.02.03 Secretaries and Employees
1.02.04 Telephone Service
1.02.05 Invoicing
1.02.06 Supplies and Documentation
1.02.07 Photocopies and Messaging
1.02.08 Management and Administration
1.02.09 Schedule
1.03 Conditions
1.03.01 Required by CENTER
1.03.02 Required by CLIENT
1.03.03 Choice
2.00 CONSIDERATION
3.00 TERMS OF PAYMENT
3.01 Monthly Instalments
3.02 Promissory note
3.03 Interest
3.04 Loss of Term
4.00 SECURITY
4.01 In favour of CENTER
4.02 In favour of CLIENT
5.00 MUTUAL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
5.01 Status
5.02 Authority
5.03 Binding Agreement
5.04 Canadian Resident
5.05 Commission
5.06 Insurance
5.07 Nominee
5.08 Fundamental Provisions
5.09 Disclosure
6.00 REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE CENTER
7.00 REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE CLIENT
8.00 MUTUAL DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS
8.01 Confidential Information
8.01.01 Undertaking
8.01.02 End of Agreement
8.02 Insurance
8.02.01 Insured Risks
8.02.02 Amount of Coverage
8.02.03 Issuer
8.02.04 Co-insured
8.02.05 No Limitation
8.03 Disclosure of Agreement
9.00 DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE CENTER
9.01 Space Maintenance
9.02 Equipment Maintenance
9.03 Delivery Delay
9.04 Insurance
9.05 Replacement
9.06 Personnel Training
10.00 DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE CLIENT
10.01 Use of Equipment
10.02 Additional Installations
10.03 Removal of Equipment
10.04 Indemnification
10.04.01 “Loss”
10.04.02 Scope
10.04.03 Procedure
10.04.04 Deductible
10.05 Insurance
10.06 Rules
11.00 SPECIAL PROVISIONS
11.01 Assignment
11.01.01 Prohibition
11.01.02 Effect of Breach
11.01.03 Exception
11.02 Force Majeure
11.02.01 No Default
11.02.02 Duty
11.02.03 Rights of Other PARTY
11.03 Relationship
11.03.01 Independent Contractors
11.03.02 No Control over Performance
11.03.03 No Authority to Bind
11.04 Further Assurances
11.05 Other Remedies
11.05.01 Choices
11.05.02 No Limitations
11.06 Prescription
11.07 Exclusivity
11.08 Property of the Equipment
12.00 GENERAL PROVISIONS
12.01 Notice
12.02 Dispute Resolution
12.02.01 Good Faith Negotiations
12.02.02 Mediation
12.02.03 Arbitration
12.03 Election
12.04 Counterparts
12.05 Amendment
12.06 Waiver of Rights
12.07 Electronic Transmission
12.08 Language
13.00 TERMINATION
13.01 Mutual Consent
13.02 Unilateral Termination
13.03 Without Notice
13.04 With Notice
13.05 Termination
13.06 Change of Control
14.00 EFFECTIVE DATE
14.01 Retroactivity
14.02 Execution
14.03 Deferral
15.00 DURATION
15.01 Probationary or Trial Period
15.02 Initial Term
15.03 Renewal
15.03.01 First Renewal
15.03.02 Subsequent Renewals
15.04 Extended
15.04.01 Survival
15.05 Non Renewal
16.00 SCOPE


SCHEDULE A - EXCERPT OF A RESOLUTION OF CENTER
SCHEDULE B - EXCERPT OF A RESOLUTION OF CLIENT
SCHEDULE 1.02.01 – OFFICE SPACE
SCHEDULE 1.02.02 – EQUIPMENT AND FURNITURE
SCHEDULE 1.02.03 – SECRETARIES AND EMPLOYEES
SCHEDULE 3.02 – PROMISSORY NOTE