Brief Overview

We provide world-class security in the digital world – to the ultimate benefit of the human one. People are at the centre of everything we do, be it securing identity documents, protecting companies or supporting the communities around us.

As South Africa’s leading digital security integrator, LAWtrust has nurtured business relationships with over 1000 clients, including the country’s top four banks, insurance companies and government.


Co-founded by Christi Maherry,


Our story started in 2006, when the business was founded to provide digital trust services to government and business. Our business has grown strongly since then, and we now boast nearly 1 000 clients in government, the financial sector and other industries.

LAWtrust has become a foundational element of South African society, through the trust services we provide to government and industry. Examples include the South African national ID card security, border control biometrics, digital certificates for banking systems protecting billions of rands monthly, and digital signature solutions in banking, insurance and other industries.

Key Acquisitions

Etion Group recently acquired LAWtrust, adding to its digital solutions offering and is proud to have LAWtrust onboard looking ahead to becoming Africa’s leading trust centre, security integrator and solutions developer.