Legal definition of contractor
Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation Legal Terminology


Contractor means either a business entity or a natural person that provides services or goods under terms of a contract.
Most commonly term contractor is used among builders, where a general contractor either does the job himself or hires subcontractors to perform fractions of jobs.
General contractor, organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or other facility.
Source: Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia. website. license
see also: Independent contractor
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