Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement

  • Allows the exchange of confidential information between two parties for a particular purpose.
  • Protects each party’s intellectual property during and after confidential discussions.
  • Continues to protect even if the parties do not proceed with a project or transaction together
  • Drafted in plain English by Australian lawyers


What is a Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement?

A Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement allows the exchange of confidential information by two parties where each may be a discloser and each a recipient during discussions. It allows the mutual sharing of confidential information for an approved purpose such as discussing a potential business collaboration, idea or project.

Information commonly protected by NDAs might include details for a new product or concept, a business idea, client information, sales and marketing plans, or a unique manufacturing process.


Who can use it?

  • Any Australian business owner wanting to share confidential information with another, for specified purpose


Do I need it?

You need this agreement if:

  • you have an idea, invention or concept (either finished or in development ) ; and
  • you want to share the details with another (maybe you need their help or assistance in some way)
  • you need the details to stay secret
  • you want to protect your intellectual property during the discussions


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Is this template suitable for all states and territories?

Yes, it is suitable for use in all states and territories in Australia.


Can I use this template if I live outside of Australia?

This template is designed for those doing business in Australia. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a lawyer qualified in your jurisdiction.

Is this template legally binding?

It sure is! It is drafted by qualified Australian lawyers and is legally binding.


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How do I complete the template?

All our templates come with instructions on how to complete them. You complete the highlighted text in the template in order to personalise to suit your business needs, then you save, delete any explanatory comments in the template, remove any remaining highlight and you are ready to use it. Feel free to add your branding and logo. We think your legals should fit seamlessly into  your business branding.


How long does it take to complete?

Approximately 5-10 mins.


How often are the templates updated?

We  are constantly updating and adding to our template library . We provide minor updates to wording and formatting in our documents.

If the law changes, we’ll email you with the changes and updates to add to your existing templates. You have lifetime access, so any updates are provided free of charge.

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