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Services Agreement

THIS AGREEMENT is made BETWEEN - STL Solutions Services Ltd, a company incorporated and registered in Scotland with company number SC771971 and having its registered office at STL Solutions Services Ltd, HALO Enterprise and Innovation Hub, Hill St, Kilmarnock KA1 3HY ("the Consultant"); and - You ("the Client").


  1. SERVICES 1.1 The Consultant shall provide the following services: Planning Application for Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (CLUD) for Existing Use • Draft and collate all evidence required to submit a CLUD application • Provide a draft application for approval • Submit the CLUD application • Respond to any questions from local authorities on your behalf Please note, our services do not include attendance or preparation to attend any committee meetings if requested by your local authority. This can be arranged for a fee as agreed if required.

  2. DUTIES OF THE CONSULTANT 2.1 The Consultant shall provide the Services with reasonable skill and care, in accordance with the standards generally observed in the industry for similar services.

  3. FEES 3.1 The Consultant shall provide the services at the following rate, excluding VAT: Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (CLUD) for Existing Use: £1150

  4. CLIENT'S CONSENT 4.1 The Client hereby grants the Consultant the right to act on their behalf in all matters pertaining to the Services, including, but not limited to, dealing with local authorities and other relevant entities.

  5. SHARING OF INFORMATION 5.1 The Client consents to the Consultant sharing information with third-party providers or applications as necessary for the purpose of preparing and submitting the licence application.

  6. NO GUARANTEE OF OUTCOME 6.1 The Client acknowledges that the Consultant makes no representations, warranties or guarantees of any kind that the CLUD application will be approved by the relevant authorities. The Services provided by the Consultant are advisory in nature and any decision by the authorities is beyond the control of the Consultant. Furthermore in the event that Consultant is unable to submit the agreement on time then a refund will be made to the Client without liability within 7 days.

  7. PAYMENT 7.1 The Client shall make payment to the Consultant upon receipt of an invoice which shall be sent following the completion of a draft application. Payment must be received by the Consultant before the application can be lodged. Payment is due within 30 days of the date of invoice.

  8. LIABILITY 8.1 Notwithstanding any other provision in this Agreement, the Consultant shall not be liable to the Client for any indirect, consequential, or special loss, damage or expense including any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenues, goodwill, production and anticipated savings incurred by the Client arising under or in connection with this Agreement. 8.2 The Consultant shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences arising from the non-approval of the CLUD application.

    These terms and conditions represent the entire agreement between the Client and the Consultant.

  9. TERMINATION AND FINALITY 9.1 This agreement may be terminated by either party upon written notice if the other party breaches any of the terms of this agreement and fails to remedy such breach within 30 days of receiving notice requiring it to do so. 9.2 This contract shall be considered final upon receipt of the deliverable, being the final 'Supporting Statement' approved by the Client and submission to the local authority planning department.

  10. CONFIDENTIALITY 10.1 Both parties agree to keep confidential all matters relating to this agreement.

  11. GOVERNING LAW 11.1 This agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland.