What is business legal expenses insurance?

If you’re a business owner and you get hit with an unexpected legal problem, business legal expenses insurance could cover the cost of legal representation and provide you with expert legal advice.

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What can it help with?

Business or commercial legal expenses is typically designed to help you to get expert legal advice before a problem arises such as employment tribunals or commercial contract disputes through the telephone legal advice service.

However, should a more serious legal problem occur, it could provide cover for legal representation and cover for legal expenses in the event of a claim.

Business legal expenses insurance explained

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Typically, business legal expenses insurance could provide cover for legal representation or unforeseen legal costs relating to your property, employment, or contract disputes.

What's typically covered?

How much does it cost?

The cost will vary depending on your business, with turnover, and business-type taken into account. This means a typical premium could vary from business to business.

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Where can I buy it?

It's often sold as an 'add-on' to other insurance products for businesses so it's worth checking your existing policies as you may already have it. Speak to your insurance adviser to find out more.

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