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In 2021, DAS UK Group, the forefront provider of After-the-Event (ATE) insurance in the UK, joined forces with Maxima, a leading litigation funding and risk solutions provider, to introduce the 'Optimise' scheme.
Tailored specifically for sole practitioners and smaller legal practices, Optimise has supported over 100 clients over the past two years, transforming the landscape for clinical negligence and personal injury cases.
Optimise was conceptualised with the unique challenges faced by smaller legal practices in mind. These firms often find it challenging to access quality insurance and support, hindering their ability to advocate for their ATE clients effectively. The Optimise scheme acts as a robust solution, offering a range of benefits crafted to meet the unique needs of these practices and their clients.
Optimise provides cost-effective solutions, ensuring that smaller practices can affordably protect themselves and their clients.
Through an intuitive online portal, the scheme simplifies the entire process, from case submission to management, enhancing efficiency and saving valuable time for legal practitioners.
Each participating practice is paired with a dedicated relationship manager, offering personalized support and guidance throughout their journey with Optimise.
Smaller firms, which might otherwise be ineligible for direct schemes with an A-Rated insurer, gain the vital advantage of delegated authority through Optimise.
The scheme extends coverage to a wide array of personal injury cases, including complex areas like sexual abuse, asbestos-related diseases, and animal act cases. Additionally, it encompasses various clinical negligence cases, including specialised areas like dental negligence.
Optimise offers competitive premiums for preferred risks, ensuring that smaller practices can maintain high-quality coverage without breaking the bank.
The Optimise scheme, brokered through Maxima on behalf of DAS UK, stands as a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation. By providing tailored solutions, dedicated support, and affordable access to ATE insurance, Optimise empowers smaller legal practices. As Optimise continues to evolve, it remains a vital force in shaping a more accessible, supportive, and empowering legal landscape for smaller practices across the UK.
Vanessa Andrews, Head of ATE Operations at Maxima, said: “Smaller firms of high quality with fewer case volumes should not miss out on the advantages of a scheme such as this. We believe this is a welcome new addition to the market and that it will be well received by firms that have previously been rejected or find themselves currently without a provider.”
Harvey Day, Partnerships and Business Development Manager at DAS UK Group, said: “We recognise the need for all firms to have access to the products of an A-rated insurer, and are pleased to provide continued support through Maxima and the Optimise scheme to sole practitioners and smaller firms.”
If you are interested in hearing more about the scheme, please contact Harvey Day, Business Development Manager at DAS ATE (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Vanessa Andrews, Head of ATE Operations at Maxima Litigation Solutions Limited (email@example.com).
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