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

    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
    LEI news insights , Events , 2019 , ATE AvMA 2019: The Evolution of ATE

    With the AvMA Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC) taking place in Leeds this week, Robyn Lampon from DAS UK Group looks at how ATE insurance has evolved over the last 20 years.

    June 2019
    LEI news insights , Innovation , 2019 BIBA 2019: Did it lead the way on social?

    Now that the BIBA bubble has burst for another year, Social Media Executive Steph Davies takes a look back at BIBA 2019 and asks: Was it a success on social?

    May 2019
    LEI news insights , Products , 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 , ATE 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 , ATE 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 , Products 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