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Old 16-07-2017, 08:38 PM
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Letter of commitment is not that straight forward, it means both sides have agreed on the T&C in principle and will act as if the contract has been signed until the physical contract is ready to be signed.

Technically if the agency is able to prove to the courts that they have suffered damage due to your withdrawal, the court might award them damages accordingly. It is different from letter of intent which is less stringent and subject to further negotiation and no material change in circumstances.

Having said that, the best way is to negotiate with the agency and say you are willing to serve 1 month and ask them to waive the remaining 2 month notice. At the end of the day I doubt an agency will go the legal route unless you are a senior executive who has wide business level and confidentiality implications.

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