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

Meet the team

Over 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

    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
    What you need to know about the proposed motor legal reforms

    The long-awaited motor reforms to civil litigation have been postponed until April next year. We asked a senior personal injury solicitor – DAS Law’s Miquelle Groves – to take a look.

    July 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
    LEI news insights , 2020 LEI: the UK’s most important insurance cover?

    Legal expenses insurance has a major part to play in giving people and SMEs everyday peace of mind, now more than ever before.

    June 2020
    LEI news insights , ATE , 2020 2020: Predictions for ATE and law

    2019 was another interesting year across the clinical negligence, civil litigation and personal injury sectors. We asked some of our ATE team and solicitor partners what their predictions are for 2020…

    January 2020
    2019 2019: What are you doing for Christmas?

    We asked some of our ATE team and solicitor partners how they will be spending their respective Christmases.

    December 2019
    LEI news insights , 2019 , ATE 2019: Achievements, fears and tech in law and ATE

    We asked some of our ATE team and solicitor partners what their achievements were, what their fears are, and what they thought of the latest technological developments.

    December 2019
    LEI news insights , 2019 , ATE 2019: The highs and lows in law and ATE

    It’s been another interesting year across the clinical negligence, civil litigation and personal injury sectors. We asked some of our ATE team and solicitor partners for their thoughts on 2019.

    December 2019
    Events , 2019 , ATE APIL to Swallow

    DAS UK Group’s ATE Business Partnership Manager Fran Clothier shares her thoughts on this year’s Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) conference in Brighton…

    October 2019
    LEI news insights , Innovation , 2019 DAS and Goodlord launch new Rent and Legal Protection policy

    DAS has partnered with property technology company Goodlord to launch a new Rent and Legal Protection policy for Goodlord customers.

    September 2019
    LEI news insights , 2019 , ATE West & Demouilpied – What now for the ATE market?

    The recent court decision of West & Demouilpied was a potentially huge moment for the ATE market. David Brown breaks down the potential impact on ATE premiums and more.

    August 2019
    LEI news insights , Events , 2019 , ATE AvMA 2019: Women in law talk ATE

    To mark the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, we got some female perspectives on ATE insurance and the role it plays in supporting access to justice.

    June 2019