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 and tax 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:  

Marine and Energy

Marine, Energy

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.

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Specialist cover for UK business owners and charities

Markel India Open for Business

Markel International, the specialist insurer and reinsurer, is delighted that its Mumbai office is now open and actively writing business. Markel provides specialist facultative reinsurance to local Indian insurers, in a broad range of commercial classes including marine, energy, contingency, and professional and financial risks.

Promotions at Markel’s TCPRS business

Markel International’s trade credit, political risk and surety business has expanded the role of Simon Philpin, senior underwriter, to manage new business development for the trade credit operation across the UK and Europe. In this role Simon will work closely with Arjan Van de Wall, global development director, adding strength and depth to our broker relationships, focusing on growing with our major trading partners

Markel Appoints Senior PA, Contingency and Entertainment Team Underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Peter Dickel as senior underwriter in its PACE (personal accident, contingency, entertainment) team. He will join Markel on November 1. 

Markel Appoints Trade Credit Underwriter and Senior Risk Analyst in New York

Markel Corporation has appointed Jennifer Chang as underwriter and senior risk analyst in its trade credit and political risk operation in New York.

Markel appoints senior PFR underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Gordon Lam as a senior professional and financial risks underwriter. He will be based in Singapore initially and is expected to relocate to the Hong Kong office in due course.  

Markel Appoints War and Terrorism Underwriter

Markel International, London, August 6, 2018 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Tom Simpson as war and terrorism underwriter. He will report to senior underwriter Ed Winter.