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.

How can it help?

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

LEI news insights , 2019 Not all LEI is created equal

In response to some general criticism of Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) in the press recently, Nathan Holt, Head of Trading Underwriting at DAS UK, sets the record straight.

May 2019
LEI news insights , Innovation , Events , 2019 BIBA19: Tweeting the way

Ahead of BIBA 2019, Stephanie Davies – Social Media Executive at DAS UK – takes a look at how social media can be used to make an impression and maximise value from the biggest insurance broker event of the year.

May 2019
Events , 2019 DAS UK Group – Connect with us at BIBA 2019

We will be sharing stand F39 with HSB Engineering Insurance – another member of the Munich Re family of companies – at the 2019 BIBA conference.

May 2019
LEI news insights , 2019 Fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence claims: the prog rock of consultations

Two years on the government’s consultation on fixed recoverable costs, ATE Underwriting Manager David Brown restates the DAS position on this highly complex issue.

April 2019
LEI news insights , 2019 SCIL 2019: A meeting of minds

Fran Clothier, DAS UK Group’s ATE Business Partnership Manager, shares her thoughts on the thought provoking annual SCIL (Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers) conference which took place in Birmingham recently.

April 2019
2018 , LEI news insights Underwriting Brexit for landlords – 3 potential outcomes

Nathan Holt, Head of Trading Underwriting at DAS, looks at how things could end up for landlords in the unknown post-Brexit landscape.

November 2018
Alexa , Innovation DAS launches cyber security assistant for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

DAS UK Group has become the first legal expenses insurer to launch a suite of cyber security information and guidance for the virtual assistants Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

July 2018
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
2018 , LEI news insights , Innovation 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