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Legal expenses insurance and the right to choose a lawyer

Legal expenses insurance and the right to choose a lawyer
Published on: 26 November 2013
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Legal expenses insurance and the right to choose a lawyer
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  • What is the significance of this decision?
  • What does this tell us about the interpretation of Council Directive 87/344/EEC?
  • How might this affect practice in the UK?
  • Has there been any recent case law in the UK on this subject?
  • How does this feed into the wider issues surrounding legal expenses insurance?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Discussing the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) judgment in Sneller, Joti Penrose-Stevens, a partner at Kennedys law firm, advises that the case is significant in that it provides further confirmation that the insured’s freedom to choose a lawyer cannot be inhibited by legal expenses insurance providers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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