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This CONTRACT made and executed by and between:
MR. CHRISTIAN GREY (hereinafter referred to as the "CLIENT");
- and ATTY. ANASTACIA STEEL (hereinafter referred to as


WHEREAS, the ATTORNEY has offered its professional legal services to
the CLIENT and CLIENT agrees to retain the professional legal services
of the ATTORNEY under a retainership basis, subject to the terms and
conditions hereinafter stipulated:
NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the mutual covenants
and agreements herein agreed upon, the CLIENT and the ATTORNEY,
by these presents, have entered, as they hereby enter, into a contract
of services whereby the ATTORNEY shall render legal services to the
CLIENT, under the following terms and conditions:
1. The term or duration of this contract shall be for one (1) year
effective upon signing of this agreement and shall automatically
renewed on a year to year basis unless either party pre-terminates the
same upon serving a thirty (30) day-prior written notice to the other
party, without need of cause;
2. The ATTORNEY, while in the performance of its duties, shall be
entitled to a fixed monthly retainer fee of FIFTEEN THOUSAND PESOS
(P15, 000.00);
3. The ATTORNEY shall make itself available for ready consultation by
the CLIENT or its duly authorized officers in all matters or business
requiring legal advice and opinion affecting the said corporation in
general. Written opinions rendered by the ATTORNEY on matters
affecting the business and operations of the corporation shall be
subject to confirmations;
4. The ATTORNEY shall render documentation and notarial services to
the CLIENT as part of this retainership. Client documents shall be
notarized free of charge while documents requiring the participation
and signature of a party other than the Client shall be subject to fees
or charge at the following rates:
(Notarial Rates)
5. In case of extra-judicial foreclosure of mortgage endorsed to the
ATTORNEY by the CLIENT, the attorney's fees shall be at the rates

provided as follows:
(Rates of Legal Fees on Foreclosure)
6. In collection cases other than extra-judicial foreclosure of mortgage,
the attorney's fees shall be at the rates provided as follows:
(Rates of Legal Fees for Collection Cases)
7. The ATTORNEY shall handle other cases as referred to it by the
CLIENT for a fee that shall be determined by mutual agreement of the
law firm and the CLIENT, on a case to case basis, such as, but not
limited to, all suits or cases for or against the CLIENT, including officers
and employees of the CLIENT sued in their official capacity;
8. The ATTORNEY shall not compromise or settle judicially or extrajudicially any account, foreclosure proceeding or suit wherein the
CLIENT is a party, without the written consent and conformity of the
CLIENT or his duly authorized officer;
9. Routinary expenses for mailing of demand letters, pleadings to court
and copies thereof to adverse parties, costs of photocopy of
evidentiary documents, payment of stenographic notes, costs of
publications of notices, as well as filing fees and other legal expenses
in court and other appropriate government offices shall be for the
account of the CLIENT;
10. The ATTORNEY shall, whenever requested by the CLIENT take
immediate measures to investigate the facts and ascertain the legal
position of the CLIENT concerning any accidents, claim or liability, and
shall on such cases do what may be required for the protection of the
CLIENT. The ATTORNEY may represent the CLIENT in all suits and
proceedings pending or which may be pending in Bacolod City or its
environs wherein the CLIENT is a party, or its rights or interest are
involve, at the direction of the CLIENT;
11. The ATTORNEY shall keep in its office a docket of record in which it
shall cause to be recorded all proceedings connected with nay action
which the CLIENT is interested and shall keep such other records
necessary to preserve a complete history of the business of the CLIENT
entrusted to its charge. Said docket and records shall be subject to the
inspection and control of the CLIENT or his representative;
12. The ATTORNEY shall submit to the CLIENT at least once every
quarter or as often as required, written reports on all pending matters
handled by the ATTORNEY for the CLIENT;
13. The ATTORNEY, in addition to the herein enumerated services, shall
well and faithfully serve the CLIENT and shall at all times devote its
whole time and attention to the assignments and tasks given and/or
entrusted to it by the CLIENT and shall do and perform all such
services, acts and things connected therewith as the CLIENT shall from
time to time direct; nor shall the ATTORNEY at any time get itself in a
situation where a conflict of interest may arise between those of the

CLIENT and the ATTORNEY and/or its CLIENTS;

14. The ATTORNEY shall not, either during the term of this contract or
any time thereafter, use or disclose to any person, office, corporation
or entity any confidential information concerning the affairs of the
CLIENT which he nay have acquired in the course of or as incident to
this contract for its own benefit, or to the detriment or probable
detriment of the CLIENT;
15. It is understood and agreed that nothing in this contract shall be
construed as establishing the relationship of employer-employee
between the CLIENT and the ATTORNEY, including its personnel;
16. Any violation of the terms and conditions of this contract by the
ATTORNEY shall give the CLIENT the option to rescind or cancel
immediately the contract without necessity of judicial proceedings;
17. The CLIENT reserves the right to terminate this Agreement without
need of cause or reason upon thirty-day written notice to the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have signed this instrument this
_____________ at _____________, Philippines.