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.


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.


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.


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

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