Professional Services

Professional services is an industry of infrequent, technical, or unique functions performed by independent contractors or by consultants whose occupation is the rendering of such services.

Examples of professional services include those of: accountants, actuaries, appraisers, architects, attorneys, business consultants, business development managers, copywriters, engineers, funeral directors, law firms, public relations professionals, recruiters, researchers, real estate brokers, translators and medical centres. While not limited to licentiates (individuals holding professional licenses), the services are considered[by whom?] “professional” and the contract may run to partnerships, firms, or corporations as well as to individuals.