If something is “outside of the scope” of our original engagement, it means that the project we agreed to work on when you first engaged did not include or cover the issue that we are discussing that is outside the scope. For example, if we are engaged to structure your corporation and you did not inform us of a few agreements you had negotiated with other parties, such matters could throw a wrench in the structuring and require considerable more time on our part.
We strive to be as transparent as possible with our clients. However, issues arise with deals that create an additional level of complexity. When this happens, we do have to charge for the additional services required to address such issues.
Founder of Carbon Law Group, Pankaj Raval has been practicing intellectual property and corporate law for ten years. He has worked with budding entrepreneurs, startups, and fast-growing companies. He takes a special interest in helping his clients solve challenging legal and business problems in an effort to build their ventures and make a positive impact on society.