Insurer Eastgate Assistance has teamed up with British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) to launch Family Legal Protection Policy.

The policy includes pursuit of consumer disputes, pursuit of civil claims relating to the principal place of residence, pursuit of civil claims for death or personal injury and pursuit of employment disputes.

It also covers defence of motoring prosecutions, defence of claims arising from the sale of private goods and dealing with tax investigations and enquiries.

A 24-hour help line is also provided and includes legal, medical, stress and bereavement and domestic advice.