MoJ proposals could endanger market's BTE appetite, says Allianz

Brokers and their customers may be priced out of the before-the-event (BTE) legal expenses market, if proposals by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) are implemented, according to Allianz Legal Protection.

BTE, typically sold as an add-on for motor uninsured loss recovery or wider covers offered by family legal expenses insurance packages, had traditionally been a good source of commission income for brokers. However, the MoJ's consultation paper - Case track limits and the claims process for personal