Consulting Contract Forms

Buy easy template Consulting Contract Forms which can be customized to fit your business and your unique needs. Your time is valuable. These downloadable contracts save you time and money.


Q. How can I make sure I have all the information I need to write the contract?

A. During your initial meetings with a prospective client, ask as many questions as possible about the project and take thorough notes. Get a very clear picture of the scope of the work, the timeline, everything involved. Then put it all in a written proposal - once the client has agreed to the proposal, you're ready to draw up the contract.

Q. What does "scope of work" include?

"Scope of work" means not only the work that you will do for the client, but also any work that is to be excluded from the contract price. Anything extra should be clearly identified as such, and the costs of the extra work should be clarified as well. Set out the process that the client must follow to request extra work (usually it entails submitting a change order of some kind).

It's also very important to define what the work product will be (ie. the work you create or invent under the terms of the agreement), and who will own it at the end of the contract.

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Canada Consulting Agreement for IT Services

If you provide IT services for Canadian businesses, this Consulting Agreement template is an easy and fast way to prepare your client contracts.

  • The contract template can be used in any province or territory of Canada.
  • The IT consultant is autonomous and is not subject to supervision by the client's personnel.
  • This contract is not exclusive. The IT consultant has the right to work for other clients.
  • The consultant is responsible for its own emplo.....

Canada Consulting Agreement for Software Development

Canadian software consultants can use this comprehensive template to prepare Consulting Agreements for clients that they are developing software for.

  • This legal document template can be used in any province or territory.
  • The consultant is not subject to supervision by or instructions from the client.
  • The consultant indemnifies the client against claims by Revenue Canada for employee deductions, and against claims for damages, loss or injury caused by the con.....

Canada Consulting and Confidentiality Contract

Any company in Canada that hires outside consultants should download this Consulting Services and Confidentiality Agreement.

  • This is a two part contract. The Consulting Services Contract covers the terms and conditions governing the consultant's retainer. The Confidentiality Agreement is written to protect your sensitive business information from disclosure by the consultant.
  • The consultant is b.....

Canada Consulting Services Agreement

No matter what type of consulting services you provide, you need a good standard contract template. Download this Canada Consulting Services Agreement for your business.

  • The contract is non-exclusive. The consultant is free to provide consulting services to other clients or to be retained by other companies which may compete directly with the client's business.
  • The consultant agrees to disclose any potential conflicts of interest.
  • Either party may termina.....

China Consulting Services Agreement

Provide business consulting services to clients in China with this Consulting Services Agreement for foreign consultants doing business in the PRC.

  • The consultant will be paid a fixed consulting fee, payable upon receipt of the invoice by the customer.
  • There are confidentiality provisions to protect against disclosure of the client's confidential information by the consultant.
  • If a party breaches the Agreement, it is liable for compensatory damages to the o.....

Consulting Agreement Checklist

Before you draft a Consulting Agreement with an outside consultant, download this free checklist.

  • The checklist lists 15 legal issues that you need to consider when drawing up the agreement.
  • When you have reviewed all of those issues, use this Consulting Services Agreement template to write up the contract.
  • The checklist and agreement templates are both generic in nature and do not refer specifically t.....

Consulting Services Agreement

Hire an outside consultant to provide services to your business with this downloadable Consulting Services Agreement.

  • This is a generic (not country specific) legal contract in letter format.
  • The consultant will provide the services on an ongoing basis for as long as the client requires them, or until the contract is terminated.
  • The consultant will be retained as an independent contractor, not hired as an employee.
  • The contract is not exclusive for.....

Consulting Services Agreement for Specific Project

Hire a consultant for a specific project with this template Consulting Services Agreement.

  • The consultant is retained as an independent contractor, not an employee.
  • The parties agree to a timetable of dates for delivery and completion of the services.
  • The consultant will be paid his or her consulting fees and reimbursed for expenses related to the project services.
  • Ownership of the consultant's work product will remain solely with the client.
  • .....

Independent Product Review Engagement Letter

Clarify the terms on which you will review a product for a client with this template Independent Product Review Engagement Letter.

  • The consultant will not review any illegal or infringing products.
  • The client must provide the product, all related documentation, and technical data with respect to the product.
  • The report may not be reprinted in whole or in part without the consultant's permission.
  • The consultant is not liable for any losses or damage.....

Letter of Intent for Computer Consulting Services

Computer consultants, before signing a formal contract make sure that you and your client agree on the terms of your retainer by putting them in this Letter of Intent for Computer Consulting Services.

  • The consultant will provide the agreed-upon computer consulting, purchasing and website design and development services to the client.
  • The retainer is understood to be exclusive. The client will agree not to hire any other consultant to provide the services during the .....