Temple Legal Protection is one of the country’s leading underwriters of legal expenses insurance.

We provide a wide range of competitive ATE (After the Event) and BTE (Before the Event) insurance solutions to law firms, brokers and insurers in order to help people reduce their financial risks in litigation.

After the Event Insurance

ATE Insurance is taken out once legal proceedings are contemplated. The insurance will indemnify the insured’s own disbursements and his opponent’s costs and disbursements in the event that the legal action is ultimately discontinued or lost at trial.

Temple is the natural first choice among solicitors for both After the Event (ATE) and employment practices insurance in the UK. This is why many of the country’s best-known law firms insure their clients with Temple.

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Before the Event Insurance

Like traditional insurance, legal expenses insurance can be taken out ‘before the event’ and is designed to protect you against the costs associated with potential litigation. For commercial organisations, such protection can be key in managing financial risks, particularly with regard to employment, tax and contract disputes.

We offer a range of bespoke products and schemes covering fees for solicitors, counsel and expert witnesses, own disbursements and court fees along with cover for opponent’s legal costs. Products are available through brokers, insurance companies and commercial lawyers.

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Temple Online Policy System

The Temple Online Policy System has been created to provide you with an easy, quick and comprehensive online interface for you to use your specific delegated authority scheme(s) with Temple.

Users can create Insurance Policies, make claims and run reports specific to your delegated authority scheme(s) with Temple.

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Latest News

Appeal Court rules in favour of ATE insurance from the inception of a claim

Tuesday 12th December, 2017

In another landmark ruling this year, the Court of Appeal has re-asserted that ‘block-rated’ ATE insurance premiums are recoverable in clinical negligence claims, even when the claim is settled before proceedings are issued or experts have been commissioned. Lord Justice Lewison dismissed the appeal of Peterborough & Stamford NHS trust v McMenemy and upheld the […]

When a Costs lawyer gets more attention than a Premier League football star…

Tuesday 12th December, 2017

By David Pipkin – Underwriting Director, Temple Legal Protection In an ironic twist the privacy case BNM v MGN has […]

Temple Online Policy System (TOPS)

Wednesday 1st November, 2017

We are delighted to confirm that the new version of the Temple Online Policy System (TOPS) is scheduled to go live on Wednesday 8th November at 09:00hrs. While the new system is being installed, the original system will be unavailable between 16:00hrs on Friday 3rd November until 09:00hrs on Wednesday 8th November, which means that […]

Does SRA case for publishing legal fees hold water?

Monday 16th October, 2017

Malignation of the legal industry’s failure to support SMEs and provide better clarity relating to the cost of legal services is a current vogue topic. The issue is clear: the SME business community in general is reluctant to seek legal advice because of uncertainty over the cost risk posed by escalating a commercial issue into […]

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