Protect your client against the potentially heavy burden of legal expenses
Lion Underwriting is proud to announce our new Legal Expenses Insurance cover.
The policy provides advice and cover for the legal costs of pursuing or defending certain classes of legal action.
Covering legal costs and expenses where the dispute or legal proceedings are or would be within the Territorial Limits and the dispute or legal proceedings are in connection with activities within the scope and extent of Your Business Description.
Key cover benefits
(subject to full terms and conditions of the policy)
Legal Expenses incurred in the pursuit or defense on any dispute or legal proceedings made by or brought against you in a contractual dispute or legal proceedings with a contracting party over a contract of sale of goods or a contract for the hire of cords or a contract for the supply of a service.
Defending a prosecution against You in a Court of criminal jurisdiction; and An appeal by You against the service of a remedial or stop-work order under the Workplace Safety and Health Act.
Legal Expenses incurred by You in defending legal proceedings brought against You by an Employee, ex-Employee or prospective Employee in respect of their contract of employment with You or a breach of employment related legislation.
Legal Expenses incurred in any dispute or legal proceedings made by or brought against You provided You will suffer financial loss if You fail to pursue or defend the dispute or legal proceedings.
Legal Expenses incurred in defending any dispute or legal proceedings brought against You under the Privacy Act 1988.
Legal Expenses incurred in an appeal by You against the suspension, revocation, imposed alteration of or refusal to renew a Statutory Licence.
The Insurer agrees to pay You for Legal Expenses incurred in pursuing legal proceedings against an Employee or ex-Employee to obtain the remedy of an injunction against that Employee or ex- Employee for their breach of an express restrictive covenant in their employment contract where the breach by the Employee or exEmployee relates to or arises from soliciting your employees or soliciting your customers.
Legal Expenses incurred in respect of Your representation arising directly from; an ATO Investigation ; a GST Dispute with the ATO ; a Fringe Benefits Dispute in respect of a claim by the ATO.
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