Eschig v UNIQA Sachversicherung AG: ECJ 14 May 2009

ECJ Legal expenses insurance Directive 87/344/EEC Article 4(1) Right of insured persons to choose their own lawyer Contractual limitation Multiple insured persons suffering loss as a result of the same event Selection of the legal representative by the insurer


Timmermans, P


[2010] 1 CMLR 5, [2010] Bus LR 1404, C-199/08, [2009] EUECJ C-199/08 – O




Directive 87/344/EEC 4(1)

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CitedBrown-Quinn and Another v Equity Syndicate Management Ltd and Another CA 12-Dec-2012
The court was asked as to the requirement for a client to be given free choice of a lawyer in the context of legal expenses insurance. The various claimants insured by the defendants had sought to instruct solicitors not on the respondent’s approved . .
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Updated: 26 July 2022; Ref: scu.346194