Food & beverage legal service

Legal solutions for the food & beverage industry

We specialise in legal protection for delicious creations. Whether you’re raising a round of finance or your special sauce needs protecting. Legalese has ample experience working with both beverage startups and food giants.



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

Client Terms
R6 950.00
Company Registration – Proprietary Limited (Pty Ltd)
R3 500.00
Employment Contract
R6 400.00
Legal Consultation
R1 550.00
Manufacturer Agreement
R9 000.00
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
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Eitan joined Chai FM to unpack the legal implications. Take a listen. https://www.chaifm.com/podcast/2022-11-16-eitan-stern-director-lawyer-at-legalese-discussing-law-implications-on-pedros-after-mocking-nandos-in-an-advert/

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Creative Entrepreneurs
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As published in Daily Maverick (DM168) – July 2021 Firstly, it’s frustrating. It’s often two steps forward and one step back – or sometimes even worse and its vice versa.

Data Law
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This blog is brought to you by the Legalese Guest Blogger Program, where we give young up-and-comer lawyers the opportunity to write for us and put their legal minds to work.

Contracts & Agreements
Breaking down the new restaurant wage laws

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