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This Consulting Services Agreement is to be used when a Consultant will be
providing professional consulting services. This document lays out the terms and
conditions of hiring a consultant to perform specific tasks. This document is a
general and universal agreement suitable for nearly all types of consulting
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CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT
THIS CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT (hereinafter “Agreement”) is made as of ____
[Month] ____ [Date], 20____, by and between ________________________ [Instruction:
Insert the name of client], having an address of _________________________ [Instruction:
Insert address of the independent client] (hereinafter “Client”), and
________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of consultant] having an address
of _________________________ [Instruction: Insert address of the independent consultant]
(hereinafter “Consultant”). Client and Consultant may individually be referred to as “Party”, or,
collectively as “Parties”.
WHEREAS, Consultant agrees to provide the services, as more fully defined below, to
WHEREAS, Client agrees to pay to Consultant the consultant services fee, as more fully
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and mutual obligations contained
herein, and intending to be legally bound, the parties hereto agree as follows:
Consultant shall perform the duties and tasks outlined in the table attached to this Agreement
as Exhibit A (the “Services”). The Services may include a development schedule and
Client shall pay the consulting services fee as outlined in the table attached to this Agreement
as Exhibit B, and shall pay such consulting services fee according to the services fee
payment schedule (if applicable) as outlined in the table attached to this Agreement as
Either Party may without cause terminate this Agreement by delivering to the other Party
written notice via U.S. Mail, facsimile, or personal delivery (but not by electronic mail
transmission) expressing a desire to terminate this Agreement (a “Termination Notice”).
Termination shall be effective immediately upon receipt of a Termination Notice.
4. Representations and Warranties.
The Parties to this Agreement make the following representations and warranties:
a. Both Parties represent and warrant to the other Party that they have the full power to enter
into this Agreement without restriction.
b. This Agreement shall not establish an employer/employee relationship between the
Parties. Consultant shall be an independent contractor and shall not enjoy the benefits