Everything you need to know about electronic signatures in one place

Electronic signatures could help revolutionize how you do business. But, many people are unsure of how to use them. In this handbook you will get a crash course in electronic signatures. This electronic signature handbook answers key questions, including: What is an electronic signature? How to they work? When can I use one?

This electronic signature handbook is written in plain, easy to understand language. It has simple tables and diagrams to guide you through the electronic signature process. There are also scenarios that you can work through to ensure you are confident about when to use an electronic signature.

We are fortunate to be living in the technological revolution. Advancements in technology mean that the way we do business is changing all the time. Be part of one of the many benefits of the technological revolution and switch to using electronic signatures.

Why should I use electronic signatures?

Because electronic signatures are:

  • Fast
  • Secure
  • Efficient
  • Environmentally friendly


This essential handbook is the first step in using electronic signatures. It is available from Michalsons for a fee of R472 incl. VAT.

If you are interested please complete the form on the right or email us now.


The handbook is designed to work with the associated workshop, ‘Practically using electronic signatures and the law’. If you attend the workshop, you get the handbook for free as a handout.  If you have purchased the guide, please contact us for a discount equal to the price of the guide on the workshop.

Other solutions

We also offer other solutions related to electronic signatures, including:

  • our ‘Guide to electronic signatures’ – a more comprehensive legal document halfway between the handbook and a legal opinion, designed to sell your electronic signature solution to someone or to convince someone that electronic signatures are suitable for your transactions; and
  • a legal opinion on electronic signatures – our most comprehensive legal document used when you need a detailed legal description of how you can use electronic signatures legally in specific circumstances.