Arc Legal Assistance (Arc Legal), a leading legal expenses provider, has been appointed by insurance broker Lumley St Aubyn Insurance Services to offer specialist legal protection for the aircrew of low-cost airline

Lumley St Aubyn is an existing provider of insurance services to and approached Arc Legal to develop a more comprehensive legal expenses solution for their aircrew. This appointment represents Arc Legal's first scheme in the specialised aircrew legal expenses sector and the company will work with Lumley St Aubyn to support its plans to build a presence in the aviation sector.

The Arc Legal aircrew product provides insurance protection to cover professional fees and expenses relating to a range of issues that may arise during the course of professional air crew members conducting their duties. Coverage will include for example the costs arising for the defence of a prosecution brought against them or legal representation at an enquiry or industrial tribunal or in the event of a personal injury claim. aircrew will also have access to a legal helpline staffed by experienced aviation law advisors.

John Lumley, Managing Director of Lumley St Aubyn Insurance Services commented "Arc Legal has a proven track record in designing legal expenses solutions for niche markets. Arc Legal were an obvious choice for us to engage with in order to meet the needs of our valued client We see future growth opportunities in this key market and will work with Arc Legal to extend our existing relationship."

Frank O'Malley, Director of Arc Legal, said: "This scheme is a clear example of how our model can adapt to meet the needs of very specific affinity groups and industries and we are delighted to be appointed by Lumley St Aubyn as Legal Expenses provider for aircrew."

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