Social Media and Influencer Legal Services

Social media law in South Africa

As anyone who’s spent more than five minutes on social media can tell you, the age of the influencer is in full swing. No longer are we bombarded with traditional advertising messages; instead, our feeds are filled with carefully curated content from people who have turned their personal brand into a business. 

And there’s no denying that it’s incredibly effective.  In many ways, social media has become a playground for the development of new industries and careers. But as with any kind of change, this development presents challenges for businesses of all types – not least of which is dealing with the legal implications.

Where does Legalese fit in?

The relationship between the law and social media is complex! As a legal advisory service with experience in social media law, Legalese can help you navigate this ever-changing landscape. With the constant updates and changes to the algorithms of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest best practices. 

That’s where we come in. Legalese can help you ensure your social media presence is in compliance with the law. In addition, our lawyers can also help protect your business’s online reputation. With the power of social media, one negative review or comment can quickly spread and cause serious damage to a business’s bottom line. 

We can help you monitor online conversations and take quick action to mitigate any damage. In today’s digital world, a legal advisors with social media expertise are an essential partner for any business that wants to thrive.

Legalese offers a spectrum of social media legal services to influencers, brands, creative agencies, businesses, and anyone else dealing or trading over social media. Whether you need contracts drafted to ensure a brand is paying you on time, guidance on campaign terms, terms and conditions for your online store, or social media policies, Legalese is here to help.

We give things to you in a language you can understand at a price you can afford. If you are struggling with the overlap of social media and law, or just want a good social media lawyer in South Africa on your side, we can help.

South African social media law services we can offer you:



We can ensure all your bases are covered by drafting agreements which cater to your needs including:

– Influencer Agreements

– Terms of Engagement

– Usage Agreement



We draft all the agreements you need to run a successful agency including:

– Influencer Agreements

– Service Level Agreements

– Campaign Terms

– Non-Disclosure Agreements



Ensuring your products and company values are represented effectively is fundamental, we’re here to make certain that your brand is protected every step of the way by providing every agreement you need to stay legally protected including:

– Service Level Agreements

– Non-disclosure Agreements

– Release Forms



Do you know what your employees are posting on social media? If not, you could be setting your business up for some serious legal trouble. From discrimination and harassment to sharing confidential information, there are a number of ways that an employee could cause problems for their employer through social media. And with the rise of platforms like Twitter and Snapchat, it’s easier than ever for employees to get themselves into hot water. 

That’s why it’s so important to have a clear social media policy in place. By setting out expectations for employee behaviour online, you can help to avoid any potential legal issues down the road. Our team of experienced lawyers can help you to draft a social media policy that meets the specific needs of your business. So don’t wait – get in touch today.

Price list



Influencer Agreement

R 4,100

size dependent

Service Level Agreement

R 4,670

size dependent

Contract Review and Amendment

R 1,350 per hour

size dependent

Terms of Engagement

R 4,410

size dependent

Campaign Terms/Agreement

R 4,290

size dependent

Competition Terms

R 3,630

size dependent

Intern Agreement

R 3,890

size dependent

Non-Disclosure Agreement

R 1,920

size dependent

Release Form

R 3,630

size dependent

Usage Agreement

R 4,670

size dependent

Social Media Policies

R 4,400

size dependent

excl. VAT