Our legal cover is an integral part of our membership and tailor-made for you. We cover individual optometrists and dispensing opticians whether you’re employed, self-employed, an employer or a locum
Our legal team deal with your most frequent queries
Facing a complaint can be a distressing experience, here's how to deal with it
Our defence package protects your interests, reputation and right to practise
A guide to disclosing patient information to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
We keep you up to date on the latest employment law, guidance and regulations
Find out about union representation through AOP membership and should the AOP become a trade union?
Information about the latest issues and rulings impacting the optical sector - both employees and employers
AOP insurance provides a range of cover including professional and vicarious liability
Information and FAQs on our complimentary vicarious liability cover for optical business owning members
Guidance developed in conjunction with the Optical Confederation
How we support members during a GOC investigation
When and why can you share patient records?
The AOP is uniquely positioned to support and defend its members
Find out how our in-house legal team has assisted members with legal advice and representation