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Markel Insurance

ATE insurance specialist

One-off ATE insurance for commercial litigation is becoming increasingly popular with litigators who have recognised that it is an important weapon in their armoury, as it allows their client the freedom to pursue litigation with the reassurance of costs cover.

When discussing funding options with commercial clients, raising the option of ATE cover offers reassurance that their interests are being looked after and ensures compliance with the relevant codes of conduct.

ATE is a way to facilitate a method of controlling the potential costs involved in ligation risks. This can often be a significant barrier to overcome when clients are considering embarking on any kind of litigation.

We tailor all aspects of each policy specifically to the individual risk. This ensures that you have the right cover for your client’s exact needs. We can offer staged premiums, conditional premiums and retrospective terms.

Costs protection cover is available for a wide range of risks and premiums can be offered on a contingent basis.

To find out more about our ATE insurance and how it can benefit you and your client, please contact us to arrange an appointment:

Call us on 0370 607 8999


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If you currently have a case that may require ATE insurance and want to discuss it, please call us on 0370 607 8999 to see if we can assist you with your application. Alternatively, simply download a proposal form.

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Why should you choose Markel

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