You can download free sample consulting contract template from this site. A consulting contract is entered into between a consultant and a client laying down the terms and conditions of service to be provided by the consultant and the quantum of remuneration for the consultancy work. A consulting contract describes the nature, objectives and goals of the work to be performed by the consultant in clear terms. It avoids ambiguity in understanding the requirement of the consultancy work and saves time, effort and resources of both the parties.
The consultant with his expertise and specialized knowledge in the field helps the client in conducting his business or to make necessary changes in operational methodologies. The client shall provide open access to its records, documents and operations for enabling the consultant to obtain an understanding of his business. The consultant shall be required to be keep all the information regarding the client obtained by him during the course of the work. The consulting contract shall lay down the manner and frequency in which the consultant shall report to the client. The consulting contract maybe entered for a particular duration of time or for a specific assignment, in which case soon after the expiry of the contract or the completion of the assignment the contract becomes invalid.
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