A Consultancy Agreement In Plain English
A consulting agreement in plain English is a letter that turns into a contract automatically if the client proceeds with the work described. It may also be signed and returned.
This agreement contains the following clauses:
- Key employee
- Billing arrangements
- Interest on unpaid costs
- Expenses and disbursements
- Intellectual property
- Lien over documents
- Destruction of documents after seven years
- Governing law.
Being in the form of a letter it may be placed under a consultant’s letterhead and send as a stand-alone agreement or in combination with a written estimate or proposal. 6 pages long.