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PII guides

Last updated: 22 September 2017

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

You can also call the Practice Advice Service on 020 7320 5675.

Please note:
Most insurers* do not want to be contacted by solicitors directly, so if in doubt, use the services of a broker.
*Exceptions: Chancery Pii, Travelers, and - for existing clients - Liberty Mutual or Zurich

PII buyers' guide

Our guide 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

We have produced a guide to buying PII for solicitors. It provides information about the rights and responsibilities of solicitors and intermediaries in the renewal process.

Download PII made simple

List of major insurance brokers

Many insurers offering solicitors' PII can only be approached via an insurance broker so we have produced a contact list of major insurance brokers working in the market of solicitors’ PII.

Download the list of brokers for PII

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Martin MacHale
Renewing your firm’s insurance - tips from a market broker

Martin MacHale explains the process of renewing your firm’s professional indemnity insurance.

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