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September 10, 2010

Arc secures Aviva legal assistance contract

by Gill Montia

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Arc secures Aviva legal assistance contract

Arc Legal Assistance has been appointed by Aviva to provide household and travel legal expenses to a significant proportion of the insurance giant’s personal lines customers.

According to Arc, the deal represents one of the largest contracts of its kind in the UK market, as Aviva currently insures one in five households.

The agreement, which took effect from 1st September on all new business and at renewal on all existing policies, is expected to involve cover for over one million Aviva household legal expenses policies and two million worldwide travel legal expenses policies.

Arc managing director, Helen Withers, comments: “This deal represents a significant milestone not just in the development of our business but also in affirming the role of add-on legal expenses covers in the UK market.”

She adds: “We have long believed that add-on cover provides strong and relevant protection to consumers and is clearly even more relevant considering the future potential changes in the litigation funding landscape.”

 

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