Legal Expenses (Freight, Demurrage & Defence or FD&D) insurance covers legal costs and legal assistance for a wide ranging number of disputes arising from the owning, operation, sale, purchase or building of a ship. Whilst legal and associated costs are covered, the policy does not insure the principal sum in dispute. The most commonly covered disputes relate to:
Legal Expenses (FD&D) Terms and Conditions are included in the P&I Terms and Conditions.
Further transportation insurance is available from affiliated companies within the QBE Insurance Group.