Professional Indemnity

AXIS Insurance’s Professional Lines Division is a leading underwriter of Professional Indemnity insurance on a global basis.

We understand the unique exposures various practitioners face, and we offer coverage for professionals in many different fields. Our general commercial Professional Indemnity insurance products help provide financial protection against claims alleging negligence, errors and omissions and other wrongdoing in the performance of professional services.

Our dedicated team of specialists use expertise developed over 20 years to deliver risk management advice, customized coverage solutions and excellent claims service.

Neil Ross

  • Senior Vice President
  • Office: +44-207-877-3948
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Highlights

  • Coverage for a wide variety of professions
  • Broad underwriting appetite
  • Lloyd’s Box
  • Capacity up to £10,000,000 (or currency equivalent)
  • Broad coverage forms, including full civil liability for most professions
  • Free Legal Helpline
  • Worldwide Coverage
  • Primary and Excess
 

Customized Professional Indemnity Policies

We offer bespoke insurance products for the following professions:

  • Accountants
  • Solicitors
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Security Consultants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Design and Construct
  • Surveyors
 

Solutions for Other Professionals

Our broad Miscellaneous Professional Liability (MPL) form enables us to tailor protection for a diverse array of professional service providers. Our underwriters are adept at meeting the coverage requirements of many different types of businesses.

World-Class Claims Service

Our highly experienced Professional Lines claims specialists understand the intricacies of today’s rapidly changing legal and regulatory environment. We handle claims in a skilled and responsive manner, working with expert legal resources to achieve results.

Specialty Niche Coverage

Our policies are tailored to provide profession-specific protection, including but not limited to:

  • Costs and Expenses incurred for pursuing a Claim for the Infringement of the Insured’s Own Copyright (Engineers)
  • Mitigation of Loss Coverage (Design and Construct)
  • Fitness for Purpose Coverage (Design and Construct)
  • Estate Agents and Health and Safety Legislation Coverage (Surveyors)
  • Asbestos and Pollution Coverage (Surveyors)

Additional Policy Features

  • Defense Costs (lawyers, court costs, experts) payable in addition to the Indemnity limit
  • Awards made by any ombudsman appointed pursuant to the provisions of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2004
  • Court Attendance Compensation
  • Innocent Non-Disclosure Clause
  • Coverage for Copyright Infringement
  • Bodily Injury/Property Damage Coverage
  • Coverage for Adverse Findings of Adjudicators and Arbitrators
  • Automatic Subsidiary Coverage (including newly created or acquired entities)
  • Coverage for Claims made against the Insured arising from Loss or Damage to Documents
  • Any One Claim or Aggregated policy limit
 

Coverage is underwritten by a member company of the AXIS group of insurance companies. Coverage may not be available in all states and jurisdictions