R84 per month gives you up to R84 000 legal fees per case.

  • Face-to-face consultation with a Legal Counsellor, to answer any of your legal questions, at any of the 80 LegalWise branches countrywide
  • Protection covering you, your spouse or partner and all your children under the age of 18 years.
  • Access to our network of attorneys who will represent you and cover up to R84 000 per case for legal fees, should your matter need representation in court or Alternative Dispute Resolution Forums such as the CCMA
  • Choice to use your own attorney *
  • 24-hour legal assistance via our LegalLine, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (e.g. help for urgent bail applications), as well as online legal assistance during office hours
  • R8 400 cash for legal expenses for the accidental death of the main Member. This cash payout will be made to your nominated beneficiary and can be used to pay legal expenses such as estate settlements or legal and financial advice
  • Insurance that pays your LegalWise premium for 6 months if you are retrenched - at no extra charge

Matters that our Legal Counsellors will assist you with:

  • Insurance problems (e.g. life policy or car insurance claims)
  • Consumer related problems (e.g. guarantees and defective goods)
  • Home-owner problems (e.g. faulty alterations, home improvements, defective building works)
  • Job related matters (e.g. unfair dismissals, unfair retrenchments)
  • Criminal charges against our Member or his/her family
  • Motor vehicle problems and accident claims
  • Personal injury claims

What is NOT covered by the LegalWise policy?

Our policies are kept affordable by not covering the following:

  • Matrimonial disputes (e.g. contested divorces)
  • Defamation cases
  • Business related matters
  • Admission of guilt fines
  • Cover for legal matters that occurred before your 3 months waiting period*
  • Collective actions
  • Traffic fines
  • Political matters
  • Child maintenance

Extended benefits:

LegalWise Counsellors strive to assist with any legal matters or questions you may have, even if they are not covered by your LegalWise policy, such as:

  • Debt services (e.g. settlement negotiations, debt counselling, rescission of administration orders and judgments)
  • Family services (e.g. unopposed divorces, child maintenance matters, drafting of basic wills)
  • Other civil services (e.g. mediation or referrals to Alternative Dispute Resolution forums such as the CCMA, preparation and referral to Small Claims Court)



When I resigned, they didn’t pay my benefits.
That’s when I went to LegalWise...