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PII guides

Last updated: 5 August 2015

We have produced three guides to help you with professional indemnity insurance (PII):

You can also call the PII helpline on 020 7320 9545.

PII buyers' guide

A guide which helps firms to make informed choices when purchasing PII. It explains the different relationships between insurers, underwriters, broker and sub-brokers and provides information to help firms ask the right questions so that they purchase PII which is appropriate for their firm. It should be read with PII made simple.

Download PII buyers' guide

PII made simple

The Law Society has produced a guide to buying PII for solicitors. It provides information about the rights and responsibilities of solicitors and intermediaries in the renewal process. It is a 'must read' for those solicitors interested in making the most of the open market this renewal.

Download PII made simple

Guide to insurers 2016-17

A list of insurers that have indicated that they will participate in 2016-17. It also outlines whether or not the insurer is rated or unrated and the practice sizes which it will consider providing cover to. The appendices also include information on insurers’ estimated market shares and a list of the main brokers for solicitors’ PII.

Download the guide to insurers

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