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Sabinet, a leading provider of legal, regulatory, and scholarly information, has teamed up with Afriwise, a pioneering legal-tech company, to revolutionise the accessibility and reliability of African legislation.
This groundbreaking partnership aims to empower organisations with business interests in Africa the by providing unparalleled access to accurate legal information.
With new legislation being introduced across the continent at an accelerating pace, staying compliant has become an increasingly intricate and costly endeavour. Recognising the urgent need for a comprehensive solution, Sabinet and Afriwise have joined forces to create an unprecedented platform that will transform the way legal professionals, businesses, and individuals access African legislation.
Through this strategic collaboration, users gain seamless access to up-to-date legislation, regulations, case law, and legal commentary, consolidating a wealth of reliable legal information into a single, user-friendly interface. This innovative offering sets a new standard in legal information accessibility, making it easier than ever to navigate the complexities of African law.
“Staying up to date with legal and regulatory requirements is becoming increasingly complex,” warns Afriwise CEO and founder, Steven De Backer. “The risks have heightened steeply in recent years, and the implications and costs of non-compliance are steep.”
The Sabinet and Afriwise partnership provides Sabinet subscribers with unprecedented access to crucial African legal and regulatory information across the entire continent. While Sabinet’s long-standing reputation has made it a trusted source for in-depth legal resources and news in South Africa, their collaboration with Afriwise propels their offering to new heights, covering the rest of Africa.
This collaboration solidifies Sabinet’s position as the ultimate one-stop shop for South African legalese and information specialists, now extending its reach to serve multi-national African organisations.
Rosalind Hattingh, managing director of Sabinet, expresses excitement about the partnership, stating, “Combining Sabinet’s extensive South African legislative, judicial, and legal research collection with Afriwise’s offering focusing on the rest of Africa will provide a unique and invaluable resource for our clients.”
Afriwise, founded in 2018, has quickly emerged as a trailblazer in the legal-tech industry, dedicated to simplifying access to accurate legal intelligence for African businesses. By collaborating with the most esteemed African law firms, Afriwise ensures the reliability, trustworthiness, and currency of their legal information, covering all areas of African business law.
Sabinet, renowned for facilitating access to legal, regulatory, and scholarly information, has long been a trusted partner for those seeking reliable legal resources. In addition to their library support services and customised information-centric solutions, Sabinet’s state-of-the-art cloud-based platform, Sabinet Discover, seamlessly redirects and authenticates Afriwise subscribers, enabling effortless access to their comprehensive legal and regulatory information.
The partnership between Sabinet and Afriwise marks a major milestone in the legal-tech landscape, addressing the pressing challenges faced by organisations operating in Africa. By offering an unparalleled collection of reliable legal resources, this collaboration promises to empower organisations and individuals, ensuring compliance and legal certainty across the African business landscape.