Specialty and financial lines

Long established and market leading coverage for international, professional indemnity, cyber and management liability risks; and for international bloodstock and livestock coverage; London market accident and health risks, and contingency risks; and trade credit, surety and political risks.


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Personal Accident, Contingency and Entertainment

Our specialist underwriting team has a mandate to play a proactive and creative role in the development of new product concepts across the different product lines.

Cyber insurance

At Markel we have a strong appreciation of the risks and threats involved in cyber security, and position ourselves to write many differing types of business and industry areas for coverage.

Equine and Livestock

Bloodstock coverage is available for a wide range of needs from private horse owners up to large stud farms while Livestock products cover farms, zoos and other animal interests

Professional and Financial Risks

Business is underwritten worldwide, with the exception of US-domiciled risks, and covers traditional and emerging professional indemnity, management liability, financial institutions as well as specialist risk areas such a patents, libel & slander, data breach & electronic risks (cyber)

Trade Credit, Political Risk and Surety

Our trade credit division provides expert knowledge of commercial / sovereign counterparty and country as well as political risk across a wide range of countries and trade sectors. The team can provide global solutions or tailor policies for specific credit and / or political risks, markets and contingencies.