LAS provides financial support and professional guidance to its subscribers facing legal disputes relating to their farming and/or growing businesses.
The NFU Legal Assistance Scheme (LAS) is a discretionary benefits in-house scheme run by a team of solicitors. It provides NFU Farmer & Grower members with professional guidance and financial support towards legal and other professional costs, should you face a legal dispute relating to your farming or growing business.
The scheme is available as an optional extra to NFU Farmer & Grower members at just £36 + VAT a year.
This is not legal expenses insurance, but does offer its subscribers exclusive benefits.
Benefits of the NFU Legal Assistance Scheme include:
*Offer available until 31 December 2021
How can I access the service?
- Contact NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458 to speak to a specialist adviser for preliminary advice and to make an application for LAS funding (if required)
- If more in-depth advice is needed, your query will be referred to one of our local Legal Panel Firms for a free initial discussion about your case
- The firm will provide an initial report and further updates to the LAS team to consider funding towards your legal and other professional costs
*Financial support is at the discretion of the Legal Board and the LAS team. Each case is decided on its facts and legal merits. Costs incurred prior to NFU notification do not qualify.
To view our NFU Legal Services brochure, follow this link NFU Legal Services brochure
Full Terms & Conditions (effective from 1 November 2014), including eligibility criteria, are available below or from NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458.