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Arc Legal Assistance (Arc), the bespoke legal costs insurance provider has been appointed to offer legal costs insurance to Lancaster Insurance Services (Lancaster), the appointed insurance agent for the MG Owner’s Club, the world’s largest ‘one-marque’ motoring club.
Lancaster, established in 1984, is the leading provider of classic car insurance in the UK. The legal costs insurance will be provided automatically to all of Lancaster’s customers. Alongside the legal package customers will also have access to motor breakdown cover provided by Equity Red Star.
Bill Godsell, Managing Director of Lancaster, said: “Arc and Equity Red Star have provided us with a package that will meet the demanding needs of our customer base.
“A particularly important aspect of our decision to use Arc was the flexibility of its business model. We are able to use our existing solicitor arrangements to ensure the high quality of our advice and service is maintained while benefiting from their tailored cover.
“Using Equity Red Star’s breakdown recovery operation ensures that our customers will receive the highest levels of customer service.”
Richard Finan, Director of Arc added: “The combination of Arc’s expertise in developing bespoke solutions and our ability to identify the best underwriting has secured this prestigious contract.
“This is a further demonstration that our unique business model is effective across different classes of legal costs insurance business. This approach has a clear relevance to major affinity and ‘blue chip’ clients.”
The legal costs insurance cover is underwritten by Equity Red Star who is a partner in Arc’s underwriting market. This market provides clients with access to a number of A-rated insurers. Each contract is placed on an individual basis with the most appropriate underwriter for the business and those offering the best available rates.