Our ATE Insurance Scheme members are able to request policies, without our prior approval, subject to the claim meeting our acceptance criteria which is as follows:
The Solicitor warrants to the insurer that prior to submission of each proposal:
- The proposer has entered into a Conditional Fee Agreement with the Solicitor;
- The Solicitor has conducted a satisfactory Risk Assessment and Customer Due Diligence checks before accepting the case;
- The proposer and solicitor have fully completed a Proposal Form and placed the original on the case file;
- The Solicitor has not discovered any other relevant legal expenses insurance; and The Solicitor has assessed the proposer’s prospects of success to be in excess of 60%.