A specialist underwriter of commercial litigation ATERead More
Providing flexible ATE (After the Event) legal expense insurance solutions to claimants from the adverse costs of litigation with the security provided by an A+ rated insurer.
Lakehouse Legal Risk (Lakehouse) is led by Michael Lent, a solicitor with 30 years experience of commercial litigation in private practice and a decade of experience and involvement in underwriting ATE insurance and funding commercial litigation.
Lakehouse provides After the Event (ATE) Insurance for commercial litigation and arbitration i.e. after the dispute has arisen to meet the widest range of litigation requirements supported by efficient and empathetic service in the United Kingdom.
Significant cases require substantial work to ensure that they are conducted properly. Therefore if a claimant does not have the resources to invest in the litigation (often because of the behaviour of the defendant) or if they simply wish to use their cash elsewhere, third party funding provides the cash to ensure that the case is properly resourced.Read More
Lakehouse provides After the Event (ATE) Insurance for commercial litigation and arbitration conducted in the United Kingdom. Lakehouse ensures that obtaining ATE Insurance is swift and straightforward. Clear, easy to understand quotes and policies are provided, backed by an A+ rated Insurer. When the policy is in place, Lakehouse operates a “light touch”, letting the legal team pursue the claim. When issues arise during the life of the claim, Lakehouse has the expertise to react and help resolve the issues sensibly and commercially.Read More
The underwriting process is efficient and focuses on the key issues to provide the best insurance solution for the litigant swiftly.
Lakehouse underwrites on behalf of Axis Specialty Europe SE, part of the Axis insurance group, which is rated as A+ by both Standard & Poor’s and AM Best Rating Services.
Michael Lent, a solicitor was a commercial litigator for many years in private practice. He has spent the last decade involved in underwriting and funding commercial litigation and now leads the underwriting and policy administration for Lakehouse.