A consulting firm
is a firm
) providing professional
advice to an organization
or an individual
for a fee
[ firm Consultancy Firm definition]
The primary purpose of a consulting firm is to provide access to industry-specific specialists / consultants and subject matter expertise.
There are different types of consulting firms serving different sectors. They mainly fall under the following fields,
[ Types of international consulting firms on Wisegeek.com] [Types]
On top of the above mentioned divisions, there are consulting firms which serve niche sectors like Advertising/Marketing/Public relations consulting,
[ Environmental consulting, Energy consulting, Consulting in Politics and the Public Sector, Real Estate consulting etc.