DAS returns to profit as it prepares for new legal landscape

Paul Asplin chief executive DAS

The legal expenses provider wrote premiums and 'other technical income' to the tune of £161.3m in 2011 (£138.9m: 2010), producing a profit after tax of £6.97m compared to a £470,000 loss the previous year.

Chief executive Paul Asplin said: "I am particularly pleased that we returned to profitability last year, as we forecast in 2009, and achieved a result well ahead of the targets we set for the group then.

"Claims frequencies are still very high and awareness of legal protection has grown, so

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