Markel International

We are an international insurance company which looks after the commercial insurance needs of major businesses, SMEs, professionals and sole traders. We underwrite risks in our syndicates at Lloyd’s, in the London insurance company market and through our Brazilian reinsurance company. Abbey Protection Group provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy.

Markel International

London market

We underwrite through Markel International Insurance Company (MIICL) and through our Lloyd’s Syndicate 3000. Find information and resources for brokers working with our London market divisions:
Casualty Treaty; Equine & Livestock; Marine & Energy;
Professional & Financial Risks; Specialty; Trade Credit

UK regions

We work with regional insurance brokers to deliver carefully designed solutions for UK charities, businesses and professionals. If you are a UK organisation or proprietor looking for insurance cover online, please visit Markel Direct to arrange your policy.


Access our international branch network for information on the products, expertise and broker resources available in your local region.

Abbey Protection Group

Abbey Protection Group provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy services.

Visit Markel direct for an immediate online quote

Specialist cover for UK business owners and charities

Markel Full Year 2015 Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $561.23 at December 31, 2015, up 3% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014.

Markel-owned LHS Solicitors LLP wins prestigious police law award

Solicitors at law firm LHS Solicitors LLP are celebrating after winning a prestigious award which recognises the high profile work it carries out for senior police officers. 

Markel makes new contract frustration and political risk insurance appointment

Markel International has appointed Nicola Marriage as senior underwriter within its trade credit division.

Markel UK launches comprehensive product for not-for-profit organisations

Markel UK, the specialist insurer, has launched a new product designed to meet the specific insurance needs of not-for-profit organisations.

Markel Solvency II model approved by PRA

Markel International has received approval from the Prudential Regulation Authority to use its internal model to calculate the Solvency Capital Requirement for its London insurance company.