What is business legal expenses insurance?

If you’re a business owner and you get hit with an unexpected legal problem, business legal expenses insurance could cover the cost of legal representation and provide you with expert legal advice.

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How can it help my business?

Business or commercial legal expenses is typically designed to help you to get expert legal advice before a problem arises through the telephone legal advice service. 

However, should a more serious legal problem occur, such as employment tribunals or commercial contract disputes, it could provide cover for legal representation and cover for legal expenses in the event of a claim.

Business legal expenses insurance explained

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Typically, business legal expenses insurance could provide cover for unforeseen legal costs (including legal representation) relating to your property, employment, or a contract dispute.

What's typically covered?

How much does it cost?

The cost will vary depending on your business, with turnover, and business-type taken into account. This means a typical premium could vary from business to business.

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Where can I buy it?

It is often sold as an addition to other insurance products available to businesses so it's worth checking your existing policies as you may already have it. Speak to your insurance adviser to find out more.

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News and insights

Innovation DAS launches new suite of commercial products

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has launched a new suite of commercial products that will be available on the company’s new quote and buy web portal – DAS Connect – which goes live today.

July 2018
DAS Connect goes live

DAS UK Group has launched DAS Connect, a brand new quote and buy web portal that will enable brokers to quote, buy, adjust and renew DAS products online.

July 2018
A golden opportunity for ATE to innovate

Enrique Gomez, Head of ATE at DAS UK Group, looks at how the time is right for innovation in the ATE sector.

July 2018
2018 , Events Innovate, Evolve, Tweet - An outsider's view of #BIBA2018

Last month, whilst many DAS UK people were coming down with a case of #BIBAfever, our social media executive, Josh Gater, was kept in deskbound quarantine, with a serious job to do. His task was monitoring the social media activity around the event.

June 2018
2018 , Innovation , Events DAS UK Group makes significant investment in E-Trade for brokers

Ahead of BIBA 2018, DAS UK Group has announced a significant investment in its E-Trade capability to support brokers with the sale of commercial legal expenses insurance.

May 2018
2018 , LEI news insights , Innovation , Events DAS unveils stand line-up for BIBA 2018

This year DAS will be hosting the stand with HSB Engineering Insurance, which is part of Munich Re, the majority shareholder in ERGO.

May 2018
Alexa , Innovation 3 tips for winning with Alexa

Our Head of Strategy & Innovation at DAS UK Group shares some hard earned experience about developing and launching your own Amazon Alexa skill.

February 2018
Alexa , Innovation DAS announces new Alexa skill for Amazon Echo

DAS UK Group has become the world’s first legal expenses insurer to launch an innovative new Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo.

January 2018
IPT Announcement – June 2017 Rate Change

The standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) rose by 2% from 10% to 12% with effect from 1st June 2017.

January 2018
LEI news insights DAS partners with VM Insurance to create bespoke motorhome and campervan product

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has partnered with campervan and motorhome insurance specialist VM Insurance to provide a bespoke motor breakdown scheme for motorhomes and campervans.

December 2017
Recovery of post-LASPO ATE premiums: an underwriter’s perspective

Despite post-LASPO after-the-event insurance (ATE) policies being more relevant now than ever in terms of access to justice, their premiums receive criticism.

December 2017
LEI news insights Insurance industry facing challenges to improve understanding of legal expenses insurance

A survey of 250 UK insurance brokers by DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has found that the insurance industry is still faced with challenges when it comes to the understanding and selling of legal expenses insurance.

October 2017
LEI news insights Personal injury reforms could spark increased demand for motor LEI

Legal expenses insurers will pick up the baton as Ministry of Justice whiplash reforms reduce access to justice for many.

March 2017