Standard forms of agreement are available from a number of sources including CIM Special Publication 32. Many Clients who deal with Consultants on a regular basis have also developed their own standard forms which reflect their particular needs. Consultants and Clients using these standard forms should ensure that all of the elements of the agreement outlined in the attached format are included.
The following format is intended as a guide to APEGGA members in drafting
Client/Consultant Agreements. It covers the four primary elements of an agreement
scope, schedule, fee basis and payment. Other items included are those that are commonly
required in agreements but are not intended to represent a comprehensive list. Each
assignment must be considered specifically for its own special requirements.
THIS AGREEMENT made this__________ day of _______________19__ .
BY AND BETWEEN
WHEREAS the Client intends to engage the services of the Consultant in connection with the provision of services for the name of project project.
NOW THEREFORE THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSES that the parties hereby agree as follows:
[Note: If space provided under each of the articles is inadequate, indicate by notation that numbered schedules are attached as appendices.]