- 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?
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.
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