We provide cover for most core, regulated and miscellaneous professions which include, architects and engineers, insurance brokers, recruitment agents, accountants, and more.

Our policy wordings have been carefully drafted to meet the specific needs of different professions, and our flexible and innovative approach ensures that we can provide coverage for unusual risks. We focus on international and UK domiciled business.

Professional indemnity coverage options

We can offer line sizes up to $20m on Company or Lloyd's paper.

We write business on a primary and excess basis (coverage varies).

We write business on a worldwide basis with a particular focus on the UK and Canada.

Key coverages include:

  • Accountants
  • Architects and engineers
  • Design and construction
  • Financial advisers
  • Insurance brokers
  • Solicitors (excess layers only for U.K.)
  • Charities and associations
  • Educational establishments
  • Management/business consultants
  • Recruitment agents
  • Manufacturer
  • Security companies

Contact our experts

United Kingdom

Bhavik Desai
Senior Underwriter & Head of Professional Indemnity
bhavik.desai@markel.com

Les Capon-Telford
Senior Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
les.capon-telford@markel.com

Duncan Sinnott
Senior Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
duncan.sinnott@markel.com

Davide Balocco
Senior Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
davide.balocco@markel.com

Josh Brown
Underwriter – Professional Indemnity, Technology & Media
josh.brown@markel.com

Patrizia Barattini
Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
patrizia.barattini@markel.com

Joanne Healy
Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
joanne.healy@markel.com

Harry Runnacles
Underwriter – Professional Indemnity
harry.runnacles@markel.com

Singapore

Simon Moi
Senior Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks
simon.moi@markel.com

Hong Kong

Gordon Lam
Senior Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks
gordon.lam@markel.com

Ada Lam
Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks
ada.lam@markel.com

Malaysia

Andy Ang
Chief Representative
andy.ang@markel.com

"The market has always been a very people-focused place. The ability to understand what makes people tick and build relationships is the fun part of the job."

David Sawyer
Divisional Managing Director, Professional and Financial Risks
david.sawyer@markel.com