Our team of specialist Fine Art brokers are passionate about art and cultural heritage and understand the importance of insurance to our clients, whether it is for an art business, a private collection or public institutions, we can cover all your fine art and specie insurance needs


Fine Art & Specie Insurance

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Expert protection for valuable and precious items - specialist fine art and specie insurance

Our team of specialist Fine Art brokers are passionate about art and cultural heritage and understand the importance of insurance to our clients, whether it is for an art business, a private collection or public institutions.

Our teams have an excellent reputation with insurance markets, being able to provide knowledgeable and timely response to all enquires. You can take advantage of our proven track record as we can facilitate a fast and efficient placement. Our experts handle all types of Fine Art and Specie business.

In modern terms, Specie describes the interests of banknotes, coins, securities, cheques, bullion, precious metals and jewellery. Lockton’s Specie provides insurance solutions for such interests anywhere in the world.

Our Specie team recognize that Check Cashing, Currency Exchanges, Pawnbrokers & Jewellers are closely linked and often operate hand in hand and hence our team of brokers work seamlessly together across these classes to find the best and most comprehensive solutions for our clients.

What we bring to your business

Experience and Service

Our Fine Art & Specie team, numbering 30 associates, have been arranging art and specie insurance for over 25 years. Our art and specie teams are made up of industry experts who have an in depth understanding of the insurance covers and specialist insurers to provide you with the cover you require.

We provide a single point of contact and high level of service to our clients something that the Lockton Companies have done for over 50 years.


As a broker we understand the importance of trust, not just between us and our clients, but also between us and our insurers. We maintain a high level of professional service and we will ensure that your insurance requirements are met.

Global Reputation

We are a Lloyd’s of London broker, which means we only work with specialist insurers and negotiate directly with them on your behalf to obtain the most competitive premiums and broadest cover to suit your requirements. We have developed a reputation as a broker that delivers above and beyond our clients expectations, something we strive to do for every client.

We are supported by the Lockton Global Network and our Global Partnership, which means we have expertise in 130 countries. Using local experts, we will support you and your requirements around the World.


Our in-house specialist claims team understand the intricate nature of art and jewellery objects. They will help you when something goes wrong and manage every step of the process on your behalf so you don’t have to worry unnecessarily. They will work with your insurers to repair and restore the damaged items and negotiate any resulting depreciation in value as a result of the damage.

Fine art and specie insurance wholesale solutions

Accessing both the London and worldwide (re)insurance markets, our team of fine art and specie insurance experts ensure that the most appropriate, comprehensive, and cost-effective risk management solutions are delivered to our fine art and specie clients.

With a global reputation and key relationships amongst fine art and specie insurance underwriters, our highly skilled risk experts will secure the most responsive coverage possible, specialising in placements for both retail partners and fine art and specie clients.  

For wholesale insurance solutions, please contact our specialist fine art and specie insurance team below.

Fine Art and Specie Insurance Team

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Colin Hasler

Business Unit Leader
+44 207 933 2230

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Lauren Wake

Fine Art & Specie Operations Manager
+44 207 933 2207

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James Ferrer

Head of Fine Art
+44 207 933 1501

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Philip Dalton

Cash in Transit, Precious Metals and Cryptocurrency
+44 207 933 2532

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James Peate

Jewellers Block
+44 207 933 2300

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Sana Ullah

Wholesale Specie Insurance Programmes
+44 207 933 1232

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David Solomons

Wholesale Brokers for Art & Specie
+44 207 933 1135

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Insurance Market Update H1 2023

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