About DAS Group
DAS Group UK has been a pioneer of the legal expenses insurance market since the concept was first introduced to the UK in 1975. DAS provides protection against unforeseen legal costs to millions of families and motorists, and hundreds of thousands of businesses every year, offering both before-the-event and after-the-event insurance products and a range of telephone advice and assistance services, including the flagship legal advice service.
DAS is an authorised and regulated insurance company, based in Bristol, with offices in London, Manchester and Bedwas, South Wales, as well as subsidiaries in Arundel, Dublin and Toronto. DAS employs some 600 staff and has become one of the UK's leading specialist insurers.
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DAS UK announces sale of Republic of Ireland operations to ARAG
DAS UK Group has agreed to sell its business in the Republic of Ireland to ARAG.
DAS has been offering legal insurance products for private individuals and commercial enterprises in the Republic of Ireland for over 20 years.
With a market share of roughly 60 percent and gross premium income of approximately €6 million in 2018, the company is the market-leading provider of legal insurance in the Republic of Ireland.
The present management team and staff will remain responsible for business operations in Dublin.
Andrew Burke, CEO, DAS UK Group, said: “This transaction will allow us to concentrate our focus on continuing to improve the outcomes we achieve for our customers and business partners in the UK Market including Northern Ireland.
“I am delighted our colleagues in Dublin have a positive future under the ownership of ARAG and am confident they will continue to deliver a leading service to their customers.”
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