Warwick, NY asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Business Law for New York

Q: Can a consultant sign documents on behalf of their client?

Assume a consulting agency is providing consultants to a client in order to complete a project. Due to the nature and duration of the project, the client wants to use the consultants/independent contractors to temporarily augment their staff. This may require, depending on the role the consultant is filling, for the consultant to be able to sign legal documents and contracts on behalf of the client. What are the legal permissions or additional requirements the consulting agency, independent consultant, and client/business would have to consider or have in place for this to happen?

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: A corporate resolution authorizing signature on whatever needs to be signed.

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