Family legal expenses insurance

This insurance provides access to legal advice and costs cover in a range of common legal scenarios that could arise for the modern family.

How our cover could help your clients

Family legal expenses insurance from DAS could be a useful addition to the cover you provide to your clients.

We aim to provide affordable access to justice, and by giving your clients access to our legal protection, we could defend them and their families against the costs of the legal issues covered by the policy.

DAS Benefits

Keeping your clients covered

We can offer your clients cover for a number of different types of legal issue. Some examples are:

  • Problems at work
  • Consumer contract disputes
  • Personal injury claims
  • Neighbour problems.

Exclusions and limitations include:

  • Excesses to make a claim;
  • Disciplinary hearings with your employer or internal grievance procedures;
  • An upper limit on the value of the contract entered into;
  • Minimum amounts in dispute in order to claim;
  • Disputes arising from loans, mortgages, pensions or investments;
  • An illness or bodily injury that happens gradually;
  • Failure to diagnose a condition.

There are a number of other general exclusions, including claims for events that happened before the policy began or claims where the prospects of success are not at 51% or higher.

FAQs Making a claim

Different levels of cover

We have different family products offering varying levels of cover, so you have options in terms of what you want to offer to your customers.

If you are interested in discussing which of these products would be best for your clients, get in touch.

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News and insights

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DAS UK Group has agreed to sell its business in the Republic of Ireland to ARAG.

February 2019
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February 2019
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February 2019
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January 2019
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Brendan Little, Head of Sales and Marketing at DAS Ireland, shares some thoughts ahead of what promises to be another interesting year.

December 2018
2018 , Consumer advice The importance of social media policies in the workplace

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November 2018
2018 , LEI news insights , Consumer advice Legal expenses insurance: a legal guardian for legal guardians

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November 2018
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October 2018
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Adrienne O’Sullivan, CEO at DAS Ireland, considers insurance innovation and the insurtech movement.

September 2018
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August 2018
2018 , LEI news insights Dublin Up - An overview of the Irish insurance market today

Adrienne O’Sullivan, CEO, DAS Ireland shares her thoughts on the Irish insurance market today

June 2018
2018 DAS Ireland CEO honoured by Insurance Institute of Dublin

Adrienne O’Sullivan, CEO of DAS Ireland, has become the first woman to receive the Insurance Institute of Dublin’s annual President’s Award.

March 2018
2018 DAS view on motor insurance database

Adrienne O’ Sullivan, CEO of DAS Ireland, has commented on the government’s plan to introduce a database of motor insurance claims.

January 2018