COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: If, in addition to indemnity for your main employment, you would like cover for delivering COVID-19 Vaccinations please apply for our standalone extension Apply Today

Website maintenance The PDA website will be unavailable during a 1 hour window due to scheduled maintenance between 00:00am and 06:00am on the Tuesday 27th of February 2024

Home   »   Legal Defence Costs Insurance   »   Contract Disputes

Contract Disputes

Following purchase of a product or service exceeding £250 in value


PDA members are protected by an insurance* policy which provides legal assistance in the event that you enter into a contract during the period of cover and then into a contractual dispute where the amount in dispute exceeds £200. You will be responsible for the first £500 of any claim where the amount in dispute is over £6,000 (inclusive of VAT). Cover is provided if the dispute is over one or more of the following:

A breach or alleged breach of an agreement or alleged agreement which has been entered into by your member or on your members behalf relating to the purchase, hire, hire purchase, lease, servicing, maintenance, testing, sale or provision of goods or services, provided that if your member is claiming for an undisputed debt they have exhausted their normal credit control procedures.


*The insurance included with PDA membership is arranged and administered by The Pharmacy Insurance Agency (PIA) Ltd who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063).

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England; Company No 4746656.

The Pharmacists' Defence Association is an appointed representative in respect of insurance mediation activities only of
The Pharmacy Insurance Agency Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 2591975
and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Register No 307063)

The PDA Union is recognised by the Certification Officer as an independent trade union.

Cookie Use

This website uses cookies to help us provide the best user experience. If you continue browsing you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.

General Guidance Resources Surveys PDA Campaigns Regulations Locums Indemnity Arrangements Pre-Regs & Students FAQs Coronavirus (COVID-19)