Consulting AgreementThis Consulting Agreement is designed for a private employer to hire a consultant to work as an independent contractor.
This Consulting Agreement is designed a private employer retaining the services of a consultant to work as an independent contractor.
So that the consultant is properly categorized as an independent contractor and an employee, a consulting agreement should balance the company's expectations regarding the consultant's services and the consultant's discretion and independence in providing services.
It may be important to consider if any confidential information or trade secrets are being shared and whether a Non-Disclosure Agreement (also known as confidentiality agreement) might be relevant.
What does the Consulting Agreement cover?
Performance of the consultancy services.
The status of the consultant as an independent contractor.
Relevant warranties and indemnities.
Other names for Consulting Agreement include:
Consulting Services Agreement.
Can I modify this document?
This Consulting Agreement is intended as a general drafting aid and will require modification according to the particular circumstances and the intentions of the parties.
This document is based on U.S. federal law and does not address all potential state law distinctions; thus, you should obtain legal advice to ensure the terms of this agreement comply with any relevant state and local governing laws.