RICS short form of consultant's appointment (Northern Ireland)
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The RICS Short Form of Consultant's Appointment is appropriate where the services and project are more straightforward. The default positions in the Appointment Forms provide a practical balance of risk between the client and consultant, removing any ambiguity about the consultant's scope of service and contractual liabilities.
This version is updated in line with the Construction Contracts Exclusion Order (Northern Ireland) 2012.