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Markel Insurance

Legal expenses insurance for medical professionals

Markel provides market-leading before the event (BTE) legal expenses insurance (LEI) for medical professionals and has deep knowledge of this complex product niche. Our insurance includes cover for fitness to practice complaints and criminal prosecutions.

£100,000 worth of legal expenses for any one claim is available to represent clients in a number of fitness to practice scenarios: an initial response, an interim order hearing, a full medical practitioner’s tribunal hearing and review hearings.

Where criminal prosecutions are a possibility, the policy will again provide up to £100,000 worth of legal expenses for any one claim where there is a reasonably possibility of acquittal or significantly reducing a sentence or penalty.

More than just insurance cover

Markel is pushing insurance boundaries with a determination to support our customers’ in whatever way we can. As part of this aspiration, policyholders can access complimentary advice from an award-winning team of almost 100 professional advisers who can assist with day-to-day tax and legal issues. 

Markel’s online portal, Law Hub, is also available offering a suite of legal documents and templates on employment, health & safety and business law.

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Why choose Markel's customised insurance cover?

  • Robust financials
Markel is A-rated and one of the largest insurers in the world
  • Custom insurance cover
Our LEI experts have developed a product that specifically for the medical sector
  • Medical industry focus
We are a specialist insurer for the UK’s medical sector
  • Legal and tax expertise
Our in-house experts are available to support clients with everyday legal and tax queries
  • Efficient claims support
Our claims handlers are efficient and pay eligible claims quickly
  • Law Hub
Access to our legal portal is a complimentary part of Markel’s legal expenses insurance package

Top rated by brokers

Markel UK is rated as the Top UK Commercial Lines Insurer in the Insurance Times five-star rating report 2019/20. Markel is the only insurer to have received a maximum five-star rating in all service factors.

Why should you choose Markel?