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Consultant Retainer Agreement Template

Sample Consulting Retainer Agreement Template

Use this sample template when retaining consulting services from a subject matter expert.

Consulting Retainer Agreement

Effective Date ____/____/______

Consultant [Legal Name], AKA (The Consultant)

Of [Legal Entity]

Located at [Address]

[City], [State] [Zip Code]


The Client [Legal Name], AKA (The Client)

Located at [Address]

[City], [State] [Zip Code]

The Client hereby retains and employs The Consultant for the following Consulting Services.

Description of Consulting Services provided:





The above listed Consultant shall charge an hourly rate of $_______ for the above mentioned consulting services. The Client hereby agrees to pay The Consultant on a monthly basis for all services that The Consultant carries out during the previous month including any expenses that pertain to those consulting services.

In consideration for the above mentioned monthly payment The Consultant agrees to perform to the best of his ability with due diligence in the execution of the above mentioned consulting services.

In the event for the need of legal action to enforce any provision of this Consulting Retainer Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney's fees and costs.

Applicable Law

This contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of ______ in _____ County and any applicable Federal Law.

_______________________ Date_____
Signature of The Client

_______________________ Date_____
Signature of The Consultant



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