Business legal expenses insurance

This information is provided by

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK

With a business legal expenses insurance you are insured for legal assistance in the event of a conflict with suppliers, employees, or customers. For example, when your customers do not pay or if your supplier does not stick to agreements. Or if an employee does not agree with their dismissal or employment contract.

What is legal assistance?

In case of a legal conflict, your insurer will try to resolve the conflict on your behalf. You do not have to pay for a lawyer or call in other legal advisers for this.

Is a business legal expenses insurance mandatory?

A business legal expenses insurance is not mandatory.

Is a business legal expenses insurance necessary?

If you run a business, you may encounter conflicts that can have legal consequences. The costs involved can be high. Legal expenses insurance for entrepreneurs can save you a lot of costs and problems.

What is often insured with business legal expenses insurance?

  • legal assistance in a business conflict

Many legal insurance policies also cover mediation and legal advice. It is better for all parties to avoid legal proceedings or lawsuits. This includes: advice on personnel, social legislation, or the purchase, rent, and maintenance of business premises.

Read the policy conditions

The conditions of business legal insurance depend on your insurance company. These are written in the policy conditions, which you should always read carefully. You can ask an independent insurance adviser for advice.

What is usually not insured?

A number of situations are usually not covered by business legal insurance. For example, legal conflicts and disputes regarding:

This information is provided by

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, KVK