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Carrying out software development without a contract leaves both customer and supplier exposed to the risk of software disputes.
Matt Worsnop of BHW Solicitors in Leicester writes about an all-too familiar scenario.
You’ve just won a major contract to deliver bespoke software development – great! The customer needs the new system urgently and requires you to hit some challenging milestones – not so great but you’re confident you can re-assign developers off another less-urgent project and still meet the deadlines.
Then the customer mentions that, because of the aggressive schedule, there’s just not going to be time to negotiate a detailed written contract. “We’ll just sit down and work out roughly what you need to deliver for each milestone and sort out the detail as we go” says the customer. This makes you a little nervous but the customer has a good reputation, it’s a big contract and you don’t want to let it go. Reluctantly you agree.