In a highly litigious world, the advice that professional services businesses provide to their clients is increasingly open to challenge. Our experienced team of practitioners is dedicated to helping you manage and mitigate that risk, offering a range of tailored professional indemnity insurance and risk management services to protect your business.

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Our experience and market access makes the difference

In a highly litigious world, the advice that professional services businesses provide to their clients is increasingly open to challenge. Our experienced team of practitioners is dedicated to helping you manage and mitigate that risk, offering a range of tailored professional indemnity insurance and risk management services to protect your business.

Our clients come in all shapes and sizes, from small boutique practices to some of the largest in the world. Globally, we work with 30 of the top 100 law firms, eight of the top 20 largest ranked engineering and construction firms, as well as representing industry associations including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, The Law Society of Scotland and, our professional peers, British Insurance Brokers’ Association.

Utilising lasting relationships with highly-rated insurers across the globe, we also offer our clients exclusive access to insurance capacity and facilities for a variety of professions, including accountants, insurance brokers, IFAs, solicitors and surveyors.

Who we work with

What we bring to your business

Transparent advice - As an independent broker, we have no other agenda but to serve the interests of our clients. We offer honest, impartial advice at every stage, and we will be clear from the start of our engagement as to where we can add value to your business.

Greater choice - Leveraging our direct access to leading insurers, we’ll create unique solutions to meet your needs, even in a challenging market. If your ideal solution doesn’t yet exist, we’ll build it for you.

Continued service - We keep pace with your profession, providing innovative solutions that adapt to your specific industry needs. Our client web portals provide expert advice, industry guides, educational materials and   thought-provoking research papers, which can help support continuing professional development.

An innovation-led business - Our highly-skilled claims advocates team share many years of legal and market experience, and will work tirelessly to ensure the efficient handling and settlement of your claim. We also provide personalised guidance on the renewal process and your cover options.

Our services

  • Professional indemnity insurance

  • Multi-year single project professional indemnity

  • Cyber liability insurance

  • Management liability insurance

  • Crime insurance

  • Regulatory response insurance

  • Asset protection insurance

  • Package office insurance (Lockton Office Guardian)

  • Risk management advice, training and consultancy

Our team

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Brian Boehmer

Partner
brian.boehmer@lockton.com
+44 207 933 2083

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Lorraine Boyle

Partner
lorraine.boyle@lockton.com
+44 13 1345 5552

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Stephen Davey

Partner
stephen.davey@lockton.com
+44 207 933 2667

News and Insights

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Fixed fire protection systems such as sprinklers are an effective way to control or suppress a fire in its early stages, limiting the potential loss to the property and the business, as well as the risk to life. However, to be effective, fire protection systems need to be available (not impaired), reliable (maintained) and adequate. Fire protection impairments continue to be one of the most common reasons for sprinkler failure and this risk needs to be addressed with a robust fire protection impairment programme.Fixed fire protection systems such as sprinklers are an effective way to control or suppress a fire in its early stages, limiting the potential loss to the property and the business, as well as the risk to life. However, to be effective, fire protection systems need to be available (not impaired), reliable (maintained) and adequate. Fire protection impairments continue to be one of the most common reasons for sprinkler failure and this risk needs to be addressed with a robust fire protection impairment programme.

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Despite a slowdown across the global M&A market last year, Tax Liability Insurance proved its worth,
 with numerous significant transactions relying on its protection. Now well into 2024,optimism prevails,
 buoyed by reports of a healthy volume of ‘dry powder’ poised for deployment. To facilitate these
 transactions, Tax Liability Insurance remains a vital tool. As the demands of the market continue
 to evolve, buyers can look forward to yet more product innovation.Despite a slowdown across the global M&A market last year, Tax Liability Insurance proved its worth,
 with numerous significant transactions relying on its protection. Now well into 2024,optimism prevails,
 buoyed by reports of a healthy volume of ‘dry powder’ poised for deployment. To facilitate these
 transactions, Tax Liability Insurance remains a vital tool. As the demands of the market continue
 to evolve, buyers can look forward to yet more product innovation.
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