Legislate's consultancy agreement template can easily be customised to your business and software development project.
A consultancy agreement allows a client to contract a consultant for services or a deliverable which will be defined in the statement of work. A consultant is not an employee of the client.
A fixed-term consultant is usually hired for a specific project or deliverable which won't need the consultant's support once they have been delivered.
Software development skills are hard to come by and in certain cases it can be more cost-effective for an organisation to hire software development consultants to build the first version of their software.
The software developped by the consultant will usually be owned by the client and the consultant will have to keep the terms of the project and the specifics of the software solution confindential.
A consultancy agreement for a software development project allows a client to quickly prototype and develop software solutions instead of building the software themselves.
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