Consulting firm

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A consulting firm is a firm of one or more experts (consultants) that provides professional advice to an individual or an organization for a fee.[1]

The primary purpose of a consulting firm is to provide access to industry-specific specialists / consultants and subject-matter expert.


There are different types of consulting firms serving different sectors. They mainly fall under the following fields,[2]

On top of the above mentioned divisions, there are consulting firms which serve niche sectors like advertising/marketing/public relations consulting,[2] environmental consulting, energy consulting, entertainment/media consulting, consulting in politics and the public sector, real estate consulting etc.

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