Prolongation and fair recourse for consultants

Guest Editor Will Buckby of Beale & Company Solicitors LLP argues that many bespoke consultancy appointments are unacceptably harsh in the way they treat claims resulting from prolongation or delay outside of the consultant’s control. Consultants should take a robust stance to negotiate appropriate clauses within their appointments entitling them to additional fees and extensions of time in the event of prolongation or delay.

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