About us

We are the UK division of Markel International’s National Markets operation.

Markel International is the London-based subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a leading name in insurance since 1930.

Our products are underwritten on behalf of Markel International Insurance Company Limited by local development underwriters who deliver a first-class service and unrivalled knowledge of specialist sectors throughout the UK.

‘A’ rated company

Markel UK is a specialist insurer serving regional brokers and UK SMEs. We have developed one of the UK’s first integrated insurance, tax and legal services aimed at SMEs.

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  • Insurance

    Markel UK is one of the UK's leading insurers for SMEs and we've been providing UK brokers with solutions for specialist sectors for over 25 years. In that time, we've established a strong reputation for technical excellence, product innovation and distinctive service delivery.

  • Tax

    Markel Tax is a leading UK independent tax consultancy and fee protection insurance provider that helps accountants grow their practice. We also provide our accountancy partners with specialist tax advice and resources to assist their SME and personal tax clients.

  • Law

    Markel Law is an independent SRA-authorised and regulated legal services business with a consistent track record of delivering exceptional results. We have a dedicated team of more than 50 solicitors and barristers, and work with people of all backgrounds and organisations of all sizes.

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Markel International Insurance Company Limited

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Fortune 500
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OFFICES across the globe

*At 31 May 2022 **At 31 December 2021