Consultancy Agreements

A ‘Consultancy agreement‘ will allow you to set out the terms and conditions of engaging the services of an external consultant. The consultant could be an individual or a company.

In a ‘Consultancy agreement‘ you can specify a number of requirements of the consultant including having professional indemnity insurance, employer indemnity insurance, the period of the consultancy (fixed term or terminated by notice, for example), the amount of time the consultant will devote to your company and how and when he/she will be paid.

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Consultancy Agreement In Plain English

A Consultancy 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 Consultancy Agreement in Plain English contains the following clauses:

  • Interpretation
  • Term
  • Key employee
  • Billing arrangements
  • Interest on unpaid costs
  • Expenses and disbursements
  • Intellectual property
  • Confidentiality
  • Termination
  • Lien over documents
  • Destruction of documents after seven years
  • Disclaimer
  • 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.

 

Services Agreement

Medium length agreement for consultancy services. A consulting services agreement is a contract defining the terms of service between a client and a consultant. The document can also be referred to as a consulting contract, a business consulting agreement and  an independent contractor agreement.

The Consultancy Services Agreement includes provisions relating to:

  • Term,
  • Engagement,
  • Relationship,
  • No Exclusivity,
  • Obligations,
  • Compliance & Safety,
  • Milestones & Deliverables,
  • Personnel,
  • Key Personnel,
  • Consultant’s Employees,
  • Equipment,
  • Invoicing & Payment,
  • Confidentiality,
  • Intellectual Property Rights,
  • Insurance,
  • Warranties,
  • Indemnity & Liability,
  • Termination,
  • Events Following Termination,
  • Subcontracting,
  • Records & Audit,
  • Restraint, Disputes,
  • Term, Notices,
  • Assignment, Set Off,
  • Publicity, Severability
  • Precedence,
  • Entire Agreement,
  • Waiver,
  • Further Assurances,
  • Variations,
  • Advice,
  • Counterparts,
  • Cumulative Rights,
  • Costs and Governing Law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales Agreement

This Sales Consultancy Agreement Contract # 4 is most suitable for sales of financial products, property and shares for commission only. The consultant undertakes sales of financial products as an independent contractor on behalf of a parent company and is paid from sales generated. The consultant is responsible for all expenses, wages etc.

This Contract # 4 contains the following clauses and four schedules:

  • Interpretation
  • Terms
  • The Services
  • Meetings
  • Charges
  • Expenses to Contractor’s Account
  • Confidential Information
  • Employees
  • Assignment
  • Waiver
  • Arbitration
  • Entire Agreement
  • Agreement Confidential
  • Contractor Independent
  • Force Majeure
  • Termination
  • Indemnity
  • Choice of Law and Choice of Forum.

14 pages long.

 

 
 

Real Estate Agreement

Consultancy Agreement Contract # 3

This Contract # 3 is most suitable for sales of real estate for commission only. Consultant is a sales consultant bearing all its own costs and disbursements and generating sales of real estate. Remuneration is by commission only and consultant is wholly independent.

This Contract # 3 includes:-

  • This agreement contains the following clauses:
  • Definitions
  • Appointment
  • General
  • Compliance
  • Consistency with company policies and sales material
  • Referral of potential purchasers
  • Confidentiality
  • Supply of materials, equipment and training
  • Fee for service
  • Lead generation
  • Complaints
  • No reliance upon representations
  • Acquaintance with relevant documentation
  • Consultant to operate at own risk and expense
  • Termination by the consultant
  • Termination by the company
  • Consequences of termination
  • No relationship of agency, partnership or employment
  • Governing law
  • Notices
  • Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous.

10 pages long.

 

Contract # 2

Consultancy Agreement Contract # 2 the client’s details and variables in the contract are contained in a schedule, making it a handy form for use in the field.  The Consultancy Agreement is couched as an offer, accepted by the client providing further instructions or asking the consultant to perform work.

The Schedule allows the consultant to specify work done by hourly rate or fixed fee, and to define the scope of the retainer.

This Consultancy Agreement Contract # 2 includes:-

  • Acceptance of offer
  • Interpretation
  • Engagement of the consultant
  • Term
  • Consultant to employ key employee
  • Remuneration to be paid to the consultant
  • Billing arrangements
  • Interest on unpaid costs
  • Out of pocket expenses
  • Expenses & disbursements
  • Restrictive covenant
  • Confidentiality
  • Termination
  • Retention of documents
  • Disclaimer
  • Governing law.

11 pages long.

 

Agreement Contract # 1

This Consultancy Agreement is engaged via a consulting company, which promises to assign the consultant to do the consulting work and provide the expertise. Payment is conditional upon production of units of work.

This Consultancy Agreement Contract # 1​ contains the following clauses:

  • Interpretation
  • Engagement of the consultant
  • Term
  • Consultant to employ key employee?
  • Ownership of the work
  • Remuneration to be paid to the consultant
  • Restrictive covenant
  • No employment relationship
  • Disbursements
  • Confidentiality
  • Termination
  • Guarantee and indemnity
  • Notices
  • Governing law.

8 pages long.

 

 
 

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