Legal Pocket +
Legal Pocket +
R114 per month
R114 per month

Get up to R120 000 cover for legal fees per case.

Get up to R120 000 cover for legal fees per case.

All legal plans with Legal&Tax give you

Face-to-face consultations in our Johannesburg branch or by phone nationally

Communication and negotiations with other parties on your behalf

Advice on any legal matter

When would you need legal cover?

The following are some of the situations that may 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 Included in the Legal Pocket + plan

After Hours Bail Emergency Service

If a member is arrested after hours, we’ll get a lawyer to you. We will also reimburse for you for legal fees on condition you have a justified and valid defence (Provided all the conditions of the policy have been met).

After Hours Emergency Legal Advice

If you are in an emergency or traumatic event such as an accident or an incident that results in a death, you will have access to our after-hours emergency legal advisor. This service is for emergency situations only, and normal day-to-day requirements for legal advice (for example labour or civil matters) will be serviced during office hours only.

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.

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Retrenchment Benefit

Members who have been retrenched from their jobs are entitled to 6 consecutive months free premiums on their policy, provided their premiums have been fully paid for the previous 12 months.

Unfair Dismissal Benefit

Members who have been unfairly dismissed from their jobs are entitled to a 6-consecutive month premium holiday on their policy, provided their premiums for this plan have been fully paid for the previous 12 months.

Maternity Benefit

Mothers taking maternity leave will enjoy a 4-consecutive month premium holiday on their policy, provided their premiums for this plan have been fully paid for the previous 12 months.

Exclusive features already added to this plan

Trauma Assist

We believe in being your lifelong companion. In emergencies or times of stress, we’re the ones to call.

With Trauma Assist you get emergency medical response and transportation, as well as telephonic nursing assistance and trauma counsellors available to support you.

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What’s not covered?

The most common exclusions are prior events (i.e. pre-existing matters), business matters, family matters and deliberate criminal acts. 

Read the full policy document detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions. Please remember that even if your matter is not covered, we are always here to help with free advice.

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