Consultancy Agreement (Long) - Company (Engaging Employees/Subcontractors)

Consultancy Agreement (Long) - Company (Engaging Employees/Subcontractors)


This Consultancy Agreement (Long) – Company (engaging employees/subcontractors) is designed for use where the consultancy is a company (rather than a sole trader or partnership), whose staff or subcontractors carry out the consulting services for clients. It is drafted in favour of the consultancy company providing the consulting services and to reflect current best practice.

Before using this agreement, it is recommended that you take professional advice about it which takes into account the content of the agreement and all of the circumstances, and considers any adverse legal or tax implications of using this form for the consulting company and/or the people engaged by it to provide the consulting services.

This template does not have the Non-Solicitation or Non-Competition undertakings by the consultancy company to protect the client which are found in the Client Versions, and it vests Intellectual Property in respect of work performed in the consultancy company (rather than in the client). It provides for the consultancy services to be performed either on the client’s premises or not.

This form is appropriate where the work is of high value or the relationship between the consultancy company and the client is,complex or is to be for a reasonable period.

This Consultancy Agreement (Long) – Company (engaging employees/subcontractors) contains the following Clauses:

1. Definitions and Interpretations

2. Appointment of the Consultant and Duration

3. Time for Performance

4. Obligations of Consultant

5. Warranty of the Consultant

6. Fees and Expenses

7. Late Payment

8. Access and Facilities

9. Intellectual Property

10. Personal Data

11. Termination

12. Effects of Termination

13. Confidentiality

14. Force Majeure

15. Relationship of Parties

16. No Waiver

17. Severance

18. Entire Agreement

19. Non – Assignment

20. Third Party Liability

21. Third Party Rights

22. Notices and Services

23. Arbitration

24. Agreement in Counterparts

25. Set Off

26. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Schedule includes:

A. Scheduled Services

B. Time for Completion of Scheduled Services

C. Fees

D. Invoices and Receipts

E. Locations and Premises

F. Permit or Permissions

G. Safety and Security Requirements

H. Facilities

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