Legal Prestige


A small monthly subscription gives you access to
our Legal Prestige plan, including:

Up to R200 000 per case (not per year) in order to pay for legal fees.

Advice and assistance from our team of qualified lawyers.

Access to our range of benefits, such as tax advice and debt assist.

For R156 a month, Legal Prestige offers you:

Up to R200 000 to pay for legal fees per case. 

If you need help with a legal matter, a monthly subscription fee of R156 will ensure that a highly skilled, experienced lawyer is always on your side.

Our promise to you:
With Legal&Tax, you’ll get guidance from experienced, qualified lawyers.

&Access: 

Our team of qualified lawyers are always available to assist you with:

  • Face-to-face consultations(JHB branch only);
  • Communication and negotiations with other parties on your behalf; and
  • Advice on any legal matter.*

* With the exception of business matters, where assistance is restricted to a “reasonable” amount of advice.

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With Legal Prestige you’ll also get:

Debt Assist

Debt affects many of us, but that doesn't mean it can't be conquered. With Legal&Tax, a professional debt counsellor will help you restructure your debts, ensuring your repayments are manageable and affordable, so you can enjoy a debt-free life.

Assistance with your annual tax returns by means of:

  • Telephonic and face-to-face consultations (JHB branch only)
  • Communications with the South African Revenue Services (SARS)
  • General tax queries
  • Registration as a taxpayer
  • Outstanding tax returns
  • Salary structuring
  • Provisional tax
  • Completion of annual tax returns for you and your spouse

After-Hours Emergency Service

If a member is arrested after hours, you will be directed to a lawyer in your area.

Included in this is our exclusive Bail Benefit, which provides:

After-Hours Bail Applications:

Legal&Tax will appoint a lawyer to attend to an after-hours bail application. We will also pay up to R2 500 towards bail (per annum per policy).*

* If bail amounts to more than R2 500, Legal&Tax will not pay the difference and the benefit will not apply.

Court-Hours Bail Applications:

Legal&Tax will appoint a lawyer to attend to a court-hours bail application. We will also pay R2 500 towards bail (per annum, per policy).*
* If bail amounts to more than R2 500, Legal&Tax will not pay the difference and the benefit will not apply.

This is on condition that Legal&Tax has received six consecutive premiums and you live in a metropolitan area such as Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Polokwane, etc.

Retrenchment benefit

Members who have been retrenched from their jobs are entitled to six months’ free premiums on their policy, provided their premiums have been fully paid for the previous 6 months.


TeleTeacher

TeleTeacher is a Legal&Tax service which helps grade 1-12 learners anywhere in the country in all major subjects and languages. Simply phone 011 242 5333 and you’ll be put through to a qualified teacher who can answer your child’s questions.


When would you need legal cover? 

The following are some of the situations that would require legal advice and assistance:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Motor accidents or “third party” claims
  • Personal injury or wrongful death
  • Damage to property
  • Contractual disputes
  • Residential building disputes
  • Defective goods
  • Lease or body corporate complaints
  • Insurance or medical aid claims that are unfairly rejected
  • Wrongful prosecution

What’s not covered?

The most common exclusions are prior events (i.e. pre-existing matters), business matters, family matters and deliberate criminal acts. Click here to read the full terms, conditions and exclusions.  Please remember that even if your matter is not covered, we are always here to help with free advice.

&More
Add these exclusive benefits on to your Legal Prestige plan:
Dependants
For a small monthly amount, you can add family members to your plan. That way, with the help of Legal&Tax, you never have to worry about your family’s rights.
Trauma Assist
For a small monthly fee, you can add Trauma Assist to your plan. In an emergency, Trauma Assist will connect you to a crisis manager within minutes. That way, in times of stress, Legal&Tax will always be there for you.
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