O’Callaghan partners with Arc Legal for Irish pharmacist’s cover

4 September 2017 – Arc Legal Assistance (Arc Legal), a leading legal expenses insurance provider, has been appointed by O’Callaghan Insurances (O’Callaghan), the full service commercial and personal lines broker based in Leinster, to offer bespoke legal expenses cover for pharmacists in the Republic of Ireland. The scheme, underwritten by AmTrust Europe Limited, sees Arc Legal providing pharmacies with legal costs and expenses for a range of business and specialist professional matters including defence of criminal prosecutions, employment disputes & compensation awards,  and representation at fitness to practice hearings.

James Waddy, Commercial Development Manager at Arc Legal said: “This specialist scheme builds on the pharmacy insurance portfolio we have developed in the UK. We worked with O’Callaghan Insurance to develop a product that will suit the needs of their pharmacy client base, helping them continue to deliver an expert service for those requiring specialist coverage.”

Managing Director of O’Callaghan, Caeva O’Callaghan commented: “Arc Legal has shown itself to excel in these niche areas of cover, and their ability to deliver such bespoke schemes is exemplary of their understanding of the needs and challenges of this marketplace.”


For further information, contact

Alex Wise, Full Circle Communications,

Tel: 0207 265 7887 or 07710 665 615

Notes to Editors

Arc Legal Assistance Limited is an established, leading provider of legal expenses insurance and assistance services in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

We are innovators within the legal expenses market, continually developing our product offerings and service delivery to provide best in market legal expenses solutions.

Our business model generates streamlined claims services and cost efficient management via strategic partnerships with a small number of high quality independent law firms.

We tailor our legal expenses insurance solutions rather than simply offering standard products. We cover a full range of litigation risk areas including motor, family, commercial, affinity, property owners, travel and leisure.   Products are distributed in partnership with insurance companies, brokers, financial institutions and affinity groups.

We have long established quality underwriting arrangements as well as acting for a number of insurers that choose to underwrite their own legal expenses insurance risk.

In addition, we offer a range of uninsured legal services based on a variety of funding methods. These include will writing, conveyancing, pre-marital agreements, divorce, tax planning, and probate services for individuals, contract drafting and employment advice for businesses and a top class 24/7 legal telephone advice service.

Arc Legal Assistance Limited is a subsidiary of the AmTrust Group.

For more information, visit – www.arclegal.co.uk

O’Callaghan Insurances is a family run, Leinster based full service brokerage firm offering insurance and risk management solutions for Commercial and Personal Clients. We have in excess of 2,400 corporate clients and in excess of 25,000 personal clients. We have grown substantially via a rich tradition of entrepreneurship and client oriented values.

We have been providing protection, brokerage services plus development and administration of more complex risk management strategies since 1949. We are highly regarded within the Insurance community and our reputation amongst our existing customer base is excellent; this translates into our ability to find the best products, terms and creative answers that allow us to help keep our clients competitive within their respective industries.

Our expertise is in understanding our client's business, thus ensuring that our clients have fully appropriate cover. Our Corporate Customer teams work closely with clients throughout the insurance programme, understanding and anticipating requirements, from placing cover to settling claims. This intensive level of personal service is based upon our commitment to a high standard of technical advice and a consistent swift response to clients' requirements.

For more information, visit www.oci.ie

AmTrust International Limited

AmTrust International is a wholly owned subsidiary of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) and has been operating in the Global Legal Expenses Market since 2007.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is a multinational insurance holding company headquartered in New York City, offering specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers’ compensation, commercial automobile, general liability and extended service and warranty coverage through its primary insurance subsidiaries rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

For further information on the AmTrust Group please contact Denise Johnson, European Marketing Manager on +44 (0)115 934 8973 or visit www.amtrustinternational.com