Legal expenses insurance

If you find yourself in need of help, legal expenses insurance (or LEI) could provide access to legal advice and provide cover for legal costs if your case goes to court.

What is legal expenses insurance?

Legal expenses insurance (or LEI) is a type of add-on insurance typically found when purchasing, general insurance policies such as home insurance, buildings insurance or motor policies.

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Funding with legal expenses insurance

Millions of people in the UK have a form of insurance that could cover the legal costs of many everyday issues. But not many people are aware of this. Find out how you could fund your legal problem with a legal expenses insurance policy.

Funding with legal expenses insurance

How we can help

We have created information pages on many legal problems that explain how we can help you, what you need to consider, what your funding options are and what you can do next.

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