Disciplines

  • Advertising/Creative
  • Integrated marketing
  • Media planning & buying

About

Unusually, we're a creative & media company.
We blend creativity, technology and media to help brands walk through walls.
We're part of MSQ, the fastest growing independent group in the UK.
In 2018 we were Oystercatchers Small Agency of the Year and we're the current Financial Services Forum Marketing Effectiveness Agency of the Year.
When you find the gate, you can walk through walls.



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ANUSOL

By The Gate

Launching new product Anusol Wipes using the same highly successful creative platform as the Anusol masterbrand. See case-study here https://bit.ly/33wUmMx

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BUZZ BINGO

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Post lockdown informing the nations bingo players that Buzz Bingo is reopening their clubs. Radio, local, national press and display/ social.

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BREWIN DOLPHIN

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Eschewing the cliches of the sector, this campaign use light hearted humour and memorable animal imagery to reflect the feelings and concerns of potential customers. The campaign is running online, in national press and includes a partnership with The Week.

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CLOSE BROTHERS

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Acknowledging the difficulties that businesses and individuals have faced over the last few months, this campaign positively positions Close Brothers as the place to go to get your plans back on track. The campaign is running across online and national and local press.

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LGBT FOUNDATION

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A project raising awareness of the impact lockdown has had on LGBT communities.

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GLAAD

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A partnership with the US-based LGBTQ+ charity GLAAD and creatives around the world to create a range of cards that addresses the lack of LGBTQ+ representation on greeting cards.

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LONDON POWER

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Londoners deserve a better deal on their energy. The Mayor of London’s Office is seeking to offer a better deal with the founding of London Power, the new affordable energy company exclusively for Londoners. This is the launch campaign.

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Chiltern Railways

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A first musical game in Instagram Stories.

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Chiltern Railways

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Use our Chiltern 'Chickens' (long-term fluent device) in a fun way to encourage people to book with the UK's most trusted train company this Christmas.

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Newton Investment Management

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A new campaign for Newton Investment Management encapsulating their distinctive approach to ESG investing through the thought 'Purposeful Ownership'.

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Createandstrike

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On 20th September 2019 our agency joined the createandstrike march to fight climate change and we created these posters to put on placards at the event.

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Fearless

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Despite the great work that Fearless do, few know about the service. We were tasked with driving awareness & building trust amongst a diverse audience of Notting Hill Carnival goers, primarily youth aged 11–17, who might benefit most from speaking anonymously, without judgement.

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Thrive - AP McCoy

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Our new 'Thrive' campaign features jump racing legend Sir AP McCoy. McCoy personifies the values of grit, determination and perseverance - the same traits that small businesses need to thrive. The campaign breaks across key key regional publication in SME hotspots around the UK.

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Chiltern Railways

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Give people reasons and encouragement to roam freely on the Chiltern Railways network this summer.

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Canal & River Trust

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This campaign highlights the important role the Trust’s canals and rivers play in providing free-to-visit space that are, in most cases, just a short walk from people’s homes and offices.

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Lives not knives

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A collaboration with Lives Not Knives to dramatise the fact that - You’re 3 times more likely to lose your life if you carry a knife. #DontBringMumFlowers this Mother’s Day. @LNKcharity

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Close Brothers

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Tactical campaign around Cheltenham Festival and the Close Brothers Handicap Chase.

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Organix

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2nd ad in our FUEL THEIR WONDER campaign to reassert category leadership. Built around the insight that as a parent, you live and feel every little challenge and triumph of your child.

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Organix

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This campaign has been developed to reassert the brand's category leadership in face of new entrants.

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Gay Times

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Raise awareness of the 2 in 6 young LGBTQ people who attempt suicide.

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Gay Times

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To raise awareness of the 2 in 6 young LGBTQ people who attempt suicide.

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Anusol

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Instil Anusol as the nation’s empathetic, authoritative and expert piles treatment.

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Chiltern Railways

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Travel free range on the Chiltern Railways network this summer

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Chiltern Railways

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Get people to roam the Chiltern Railways network this summer. For example, to go to Bicester Villag

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Chiltern Railways

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Not your traditional radio ad #readio

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BT Tower

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Change name of BT Tower to celebrate Pride.

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Chiltern Railways

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Encourage people to roam the Chiltern Railways network this summer.

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Chiltern Railways

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Travel free-range on Chiltern Railways this summer.

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Chiltern Railways

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Position Chiltern Railways as the first choice for a positive travel experience.

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Canal & River Trust

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Get people to reappraise and use their local waterways.

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Canal & River Trust

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Reposition our local waterways as a free and accessible source of wellbeing.

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Brewin Dolphin

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A new brand campaign for Brewin Dolphin.

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The Electoral Commission

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Drive voter registration in run up to next election. Developed with our partners Stack Agency.

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The Electoral Commission/ Crimestoppers

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Raise awareness of what constitutes Voter Fraud. Developed with our partners Stack Agency.

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Chiltern Railways

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Integrated campaign driving take-up of the family travelcard offer for the Easter period.

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Close Brothers

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You need grit and determination to succeed.

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The Electoral Commission

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Get people to register to vote by making it seem like a much easier thing to do than people perceive

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Chiltern Railways

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Tactical campaign to drive short-term ticket sales.

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Close Brothers

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Content series which celebrates the SMEs that partner with Close Brothers.

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Douglas & Gordon

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Transform a 60-year-old, family-owned estate agency into a modern service-focused property platform

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Douglas & Gordon

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Transform a 60-year-old, family-owned estate agency into a modern service-focused property platform

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Close Brothers

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Positioning Close Brothers as the bank for SMEs.

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The Gate

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Our stationery: a good first impression and an expression of our culture.

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Tomorrow's People

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A new brand identity to capture the spirit of this charity that helps young people break free.

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Chiltern Railways

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The world's first radio ad recorded on the world's biggest slide.

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Chiltern Railways

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Retail campaign to promote the 2 for 1 offer on loads of attractions when you go by train.

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Close Brothers

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Topical ad for Brexit ran in Brexit news contexts

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Close Brothers

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Channel thinkers & creative minds working in tandem = right message, right place, right time.

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Chiltern Railways

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A social-first, cliché-free tactical campaign to celebrate singles this Valentine's Day

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Close Brothers

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Reassure small businesses that the support they get from Close Brothers would not waver in these testing times.

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Douglas & Gordon

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Our latest outdoor campaign for Douglas & Gordon, currently running in sites around London.

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Close Brothers

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Our new Close Brothers radio ad, being aired on a variety of regional stations around the UK.

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Close Brothers

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Close Brothers sponsorship video, broadcast at race days around the UK.

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Little Princess Trust

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A social media campaign to help provide hair and money for wigs to children who suffer from cancer.

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Chiltern Railways

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Our new TV campaign for the new Oxford to London service from Chiltern Railways went live this week, along with print, DM, digital and social.

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Honey Monster

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We successfully relaunched the Honey Monster earlier this year - with more than just TV. We created online social content, experiential & outdoor

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Hem

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International design brand Hem has launched in the UK during London Design Week supported by a media campaign planned and bought by The Gate.

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The Gate Worldwide

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The Gate experience and expertise in the automotive sector. From Subaru and Daihatsu in London to Volvo and Lexus in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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Qasac Air

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See how we launched a new airline in Kazakhstan from brief to take-off in only 8 weeks.

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Chiltern Railways

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This new work is our first since winning the account late last year & marks a significant departure from the previous look and feel for the brand

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National Accident Helpline

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The ever-popular Underdog and his nemesis make a welcome return with a new focus - the Helpline Service itself coming to Underdog’s rescue.

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Honey Monster

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In the film “Monstercatch”, the tinkle of new Honey Monster Puffs into a bowl awakens the world of the Honey Monster.

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PDSA

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“You’re the reason” is the first advertising campaign for PDSA by The Gate, it was filmed in Sunderland using real PDSA vets and clients.

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Chiltern Railways

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With the speed & efficiency that characterises our new client Chiltern Railways, we’ve launched a campaign for the Birmingham to London service.

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Douglas & Gordon

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We have planned, created & executed a rebrand across all aspects of the business rooted in D&G’s professionalism, integrity and customer focus.

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Aviva Investors

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A major new integrated campaign across specialist and consumer titles, both print and digital for a new fund launch from Aviva Investors.

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Harvest Cheweee

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Harvest Cheweee has returned to TV after a five year break from advertising, as part of a £1.1million media investment over the next 12 months.

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Douglas & Gordon

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Celebrating the Tour de France for Estate Agents Douglas & Gordon. The work is part of a broader brand repositioning campaign.

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Douglas & Gordon

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Celebrating Wimbledon for Estate Agents Douglas & Gordon. The work is part of a broader brand repositioning campaign.

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Capital Spreads

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'Master the up and down' was inspired by the emotional roller-coaster which spread betters go on when trading.

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Stonewall

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Our new campaign features Sir Ian McKellan and sees Stonewall adjust its focus to tackle bullying and abusive language of all kinds.

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Stonewall

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Achieving legal equality is not the end point. It’s the start point. Until gay people are free from prejudice then Stonewall's work continues.

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Two Fingers

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Rather than just selling eco-benefits, we declared war on all the other toxic cleaners. We created the brand and launched it with this ad.

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Unicef UK

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We wanted to prove that we could generate direct funds online. It's just a pound for each colour and to date we've raised £112k.

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State Street Global Advisors

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Our new State Street Global Advisors campaign reminds the market that SPDR ETFs were the "original and best".

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Q body spray

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A print execution introducing our new Smell Important campaign for Q - the new body spray challenger brand.

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Billington's Sugar

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Baking with Billington's unrefined sugars gives your cakes, biscuits and puddings a taste so good, that you can't help having a little nibble.

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Lebara Mobile

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Bring the colour and vibrancy of Africa to the cold winters of Europe introducing Lebara as a cheap provider of calls home for African immigrants

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National Accident Helpline

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Continuing the 'underdog' theme for NAH, the latest TV ad produced with Aardman introduces Cindy, named by the public in a Facebook competition.

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National Accident Helpline

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Underdog stands for how consumers feel when it comes to claiming for justice after an accident - the ‘little guy’ up against the 'big guy'.