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Consultancy Agreement

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Chris Young
Mar, 22 2022

When to use this template

  • This agreement can be used when looking to hire a consultant on a temporary or ongoing basis

  • The contract defines typical commercial terms such as payment, term and termination, and the assignment of intellectual property

Key issues covered in this template

  • Term and termination
  • Duties and obligations
  • Consultant fees and payment terms
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Confidential information and data protection
  • Assignment of IP rights to the company
  • Insurance and liability
  • Governing law for disputes
  • Jurisdiction for disputes
  • Consultant using a personal service company (PSC)

What to watch out for

  • By default, contractors own the IP of their work under UK law. However, this contract assigns the IP of their work to the company hiring them

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Chris Young

@chris75410632
Genie AI

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Technology
33%
Consultancy
13%
Other
7%
Legal Services
7%
Construction
6%
Transport
4%
Consumer, Public & Health Services
4%
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
4%
Real Estate
4%
Media
4%
Energy
3%
Finance
3%
Education
3%
Insurance
3%
Mining
2%

Additional information

Business categories

Business activities

Relevant sectors

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Mining

Construction

Transport

Wholesale

Manufacturing

Energy

Retail

Finance

Real Estate

Consumer, Public & Health Services

Media

Insurance

Legal Services

Education

Technology

Sport & Entertainment

Consultancy

Public Administration

Other

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

20 - 49

250 - 999

4 - 19

50 - 249

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes