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Our key findings

All businesses that we surveyed had experienced at least one legal issue in the previous 12 months.

55%of SMEs expect to grow over the next 2-3 years

SMEs are an important part of our client base and we commissioned this research in January 2017 in order to better understand their needs and use this to help us refine and develop products.

For brokers, the research can play an important role in advising on legal expenses insurance.

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News and insights

LEI news insights , ATE , 2022 ATE – The introduction of Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS)

Since the introduction of QOCS and the subsequent change to ATE premiums being payable by the client, solicitors have faced some challenges when the client is a minor.

July 2022
LEI news insights , Events , 2022 BIBA 2022 – Why your client might benefit from ATE insurance

We share two case studies highlighting the benefits of ATE insurance.

May 2022
LEI news insights , Events , 2022 BIBA 2022: DAS to showcase legal services designed to provide immediate value

DAS has announced that it will be showcasing a suite of legal risk-mitigation product extensions at this year’s British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA).

April 2022
LEI news insights , ATE , 2022 The importance of ATE to commercial LEI customers

Carol Parsons, Head of ATE at DAS, explains the difference between After the Event and Before the Event Legal Expenses Insurance.

April 2022
Products , ATE , 2021 DAS UK partners with Maxima to launch new Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury scheme

DAS and Maxima have launched ‘Optimise’, a new clinical negligence/personal injury scheme aimed specifically at smaller legal practices.

June 2021
Products , ATE , 2021 DAS and Pattinson & Brewer announce ATE Clinical Negligence partnership

DAS and Pattinson & Brewer have announced a new partnership to provide a bespoke clinical negligence product for the practice’s clients.

May 2021
Products , ATE , 2021 DAS chosen by Smith Partnership for clinical negligence product

DAS has been chosen by Smith Partnership to provide a bespoke clinical negligence product for the practice’s clients.

May 2021
Products , 2021 DAS chosen by Covéa Insurance for Cyber Product

DAS has been chosen by Covéa Insurance to provide a cyber insurance product as part of its HNW Home Insurance offering.

April 2021
Products , 2021 DAS partners with Hiscox for Home Emergency product

DAS has broadened its partnership to provide a bespoke home emergency product for Hiscox home insurance customers.

March 2021
ATE , 2020 MIB v Lewis: A Legal Landmark

Rebecca Squires, ATE Technical Supervisor, DAS UK Group looks at the landmark MIB v Lewis case. DAS UK provided Thompsons Solicitors, which acted for the claimant, with its ATE Personal Injury product to help fund the case…

August 2020
LEI news insights , ATE , 2020 We can all do more to help clients and customers

Alison Whitcombe, Propositions Manager at DAS, looks at how the ATE industry can do more to help clients and customers.

August 2020
LEI news insights , 2020 ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: The Repercussions for Clinical Negligence

Jane Harper, ATE Technician, DAS UK Group looks at the ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust case which will have huge repercussions for clinical negligence.

July 2020
Products , 2020 DAS UK Group wins Simply Business partnership

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading specialist legal expenses insurer, has announced a partnership with Simply Business, one of the UK’s largest small business and landlord insurance providers.

July 2020