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Over 40,000 customers have chosen Trade Direct
Over 30 years trading
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Quote and cover in less than 5 minutes

Legal Expense Insurance

Protect your business from the costs of potential disputes with cover underwritten by DAS

£100,000 limit of indemnity cover for you or your business
24/7 legal advice helpline available for every customer

Product Features

Cover for upto £10mEmployment Disputes cover available if you have employees

Including 100 Days temp coverCovers Contractual Disputes arising from the sale or provision of goods or services

Personal Accident cover up to £500 per dayTax Protection included, covering costs and expenses arising from a tax or VAT dispute

Personal Accident cover up to £500 per dayLegal Defence included - paying a maximum of the insured person’s salary

Why Choose Us?

Leading construction insurers24/7 Legal Advice helpline for every customer to provide support when it’s needed

Competitive coverAdditional services from DAS including Tax Advice helpline and Counselling helpline available

support from our experienced UK staffPersonal Injury fees included in case of an accident on your premises

support from our experienced UK staffOver 30 years of experience in the insurance industry just a phone call away

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Element of cover
Including Employment Disputes
Excluding Employment Disputes
Limit of indemnity
Employment Disputes & Awards
Covenants in Restraint of trade
Legal Defence
Statutory Licence
Contract Disputes
Debt Recovery
Property Protection
Tax Protection
Personal Injury

The power to pursue

How many times have you ignored a problem because it would cost too much to pursue?

The route of litigation is rarely the first choice for a business, but sometimes it’s the only course available. Legal Expenses insurance is designed to protect your business from the costs of potential disputes and support you when you need to take legal action.

Legal advice

Legal action and expenses are enough to keep anyone up at night. That’s why you should consider having someone to talk to whenever you need legal advice. A policy with us includes a 24 hour, 365 day legal helpline. This helpline is designed to provide you with advice and guidance on all business legal matters.

What else is included?

DAS BusinessLaw, providing help with:

  • Hiring staff
  • Getting health and safety compliant
  • Drafting an employee handbook
  • Setting up your business
  • Protecting your ideas
  • Starting a partnership
  • Letting property

I don't need this insurance!

Slow down. Before deciding you don’t need this type of insurance, consider the following questions:

  • Has of one of the problems listed above cost me money in the past?
  • Do I ignore things that I wish I could pursue because of cost?
  • Who do I turn to if I need legal advice?
  • Can my business afford to pay for an employment dispute and possible tribunal award, and what would be the consequences if it couldn’t?
  • What is the cost to protect me?

To find Legal Expenses insurance designed to fit your business, click Get a Quote. You can also talk to one of our friendly team today on 08000 280 380 and find out how we can help you, or request a callback. Opening times are 08:00 to 20:00 Monday-Thursday, 08:00 to 18:30 Friday.

Have cover and need to make a claim?

DAS have two telephone numbers for a customer helpline and to report claims:

Full cover: 0344 893 5732

Without employment: 0344 893 5733

Policy Documents



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More reasons to choose Trade Direct Insurance…

Over 40,000 trade businesses insure with us
Over 30 years insuring trade businesses
Quality cover at a great price
Friendly and experienced support staff
Quote and cover in less than 5 minutes

On The Tools' Best Insurance Provider 2017

Trade Direct Insurance was named the Best Insurance Provider at the On The Tools Awards for the second year running.

On The Tools is the largest online community of tradespeople in the UK, and we couldn’t be prouder to provide them with support and cover.