Who we are

DAS is a market-leading legal expenses insurer and a specialist in ‘after the event’ (ATE) insurance (formerly DAS LawAssist).

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DAS pioneered legal expenses insurance in 1975, and has been protecting individuals and businesses against the unforeseen costs of legal disputes ever since.

Almost seven million policyholders

As a leading ATE provider we are proud to have helped small and large solicitor firms protect their clients for over 18 years.

Financial strength

DAS UK Group is part of the ERGO Group, one of Europe’s largest insurance companies and the majority shareholder in ERGO is Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers.

In-house underwriters

Our in-house underwriters and knowledgeable, experienced team understand the importance of building close and successful relationships with firms of all sizes.

A-rated insurer

With an ‘A’ rated insurer ranking from S&P Global, you can be sure that your firm is in safe hands with DAS.

Our vision

We believe our solicitor partners deserve the best possible service which is why we keep a strong focus on:

  • Trust & integrity: 97%* of our solicitor partners are satisfied or extremely satisfied with our claims payments, meaning you can trust us when it comes to settling a claim (*survey undertaken Dec 17)
  • Mutual respect: We don't impose onerous reporting requirements so you can get on with running the case.
  • Building relationships: We value our partners and work hard to maintain strong, long-lasting relationships.
  • Find out more about the benefits of becoming a DAS partner, or talk to us for more information.

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    Why work with DAS for After The Event (ATE) insurance?

    We are the UK market leader in legal expenses insurance, with a proven record of supporting litigation and enabling access to justice with our ATE policies.

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    Solicitor training

    We ensure our partners understand our ATE products, so their clients get what they need from this insurance.

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    How to become one of our solicitor partners

    If you’d like to fund your clients' litigation by using legal expenses insurance from DAS, simply contact us to sign up as a partner.

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    News and insights

    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
    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