Personal legal expenses insurance

What is personal legal expenses insurance?

It's a type of insurance designed to help protect you and your family against the impact of life’s unexpected legal events.

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How could it help me?

It could provide you with funding for the cost of bringing or defending a legal case, and gives you access to telephone legal advice.

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DAS personal legal expenses insurance

We provide our policyholders with products to protect against the impact of legal disputes, and the peace of mind that goes with that.

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Personal legal expenses insurance can cover various things and offer a range of levels of protection. Here you can find out about the different types available, and what they may be able to help you with.

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How to check if you’re covered

Personal legal expenses insurance is typically included as an ‘add-on’ when you purchase other insurance products, such as home insurance. Here’s how you can find out if you have it.

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Buying personal legal expenses insurance

You can’t generally buy legal expenses insurance directly; it’s typically bought as an optional ‘add-on’ to other types of insurance such as home or motor. Use our tool to find a DAS partner and discuss with a local insurance adviser.

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Personal legal expenses insurance could offers a range of benefits to you and your family. Here’s some more information about how.

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News and insights

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
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
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
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
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 , 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