Fintech legal service

Legal solutions for Fintechs

If you’re building something great you need a legal partner that understands innovation and technology. Legalese has been at the forefront of the Fintech boom in South Africa and works with startups, scale-ups and acquired companies building revolutionary financial technology platforms and applications.



We’ve curated a few of our popular products, but check out our service pages for more pricing. Or just get in touch to chat.

VAT excl. T&C’s apply

Legal Consultation
R1 550.00
Company Registration – Proprietary Limited (Pty Ltd)
R3 500.00
Online Compliance Bundle – Website terms and conditions, and a Privacy Policy
R12 000.00
Service Level Agreement (Standard)
R7 750.00
Shareholders Agreement (Simple)
R9 000.00
Regulator Engagement
From R1 550.00

The world is waking up to the dawn of a new age of financial service solutions, which bring powerful financial tools right into the palm of your hand using innovative Financial Technology solutions, or “FINTech”.

This industry is extremely disruptive, with massive potential for growth and development, resulting in this sector being simultaneously one of the most regulated and under-regulated in South Africa.

With great power comes great responsibility – when you offer FINTech services in South Africa, you will be subject to an abundance of laws and regulations governing your operations in this sector, to ensure that your users’ money is safe at all times, and being used as it should be.

Legalese understands this legal minefield in the South African FINtech sector, and offers fintech legal services where we can assist you from start to finish in ensuring that your FINTech offering is operating lawfully in South Africa. Partnering with a trusted FINTech lawyers like Legalese is the safest and easiest way to navigate this minefield with confidence.

Whether you’re offering payment service solutions, building a digital wallet application, or wanting to launch a new savings or investment platform in South Africa, we know the intricate FINTech laws, the applicable technologies and your savvy customers.

Our FINTech lawyers can analyse applicable laws with you, educate you about those laws, draft all of the required customer and investor agreements and terms needed, confirm the legal status of the FINTech service you’re providing, and even engage with regulators on your behalf for the purposes of licensing.

Get the FINTech Full-Service Offering assistance you need in this dynamic, powerful and prescriptive industry, where any unlawful operation can lead to extreme sanctions.

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We’re ready to help you build your company legally and safely.