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Markel Insurance

Legal expenses insurance for property owners

Markel has been a leading provider of commercial legal expenses since 1992 and has developed a specialist policy tailored to the needs of property owners in the UK.

Individual property owners are exposed to a number of potentially costly risks. Tenants refusing to leave or comply with repair obligations, sub-standard maintenance or renovation work, allegations of the landlord failing to maintain appliances and HMRC enquiries can all be problematic.
Markel’s cover provides legal advice and support from qualified lawyers when disputes arise.

More than just insurance cover

Markel is determined to offer wide support to ease our client’s daily legal and financial challenges.

As part of their insurance cover, complimentary employment, health & safety and commercial legal advice from our experienced lawyers is just a phone call away. Guidance from our expert tax advisers is also available, as is access to Markel Law Hub, a premier online employment, health & safety and business law information portal created by our specialist solicitors.

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Why choose Markel's customised insurance cover?

  • Financially
Markel is an A-rated insurer with considerable financial strength
  • Tailored cover
Our experts have created a LEI product specifically tailored to the needs of property owners
  • Sector focus
We are dedicated to insuring and supporting UK property owners
  • Expert tax advice
Our in-house professionals are available to discuss clients’ tax queries
  • A strong claims ethos
Our claims handlers give all clients' claims the expert attention they require
  • Markel Law Hub
Complimentary access to our online legal portal

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?