Professional Indemnity

By providing the protection of robust PI insurance cover, Barbican Protect gives professional organisations the confidence to keep moving forward. Our market-leading PI specialists, authorised to make on-the-spot underwriting decisions.

We build solutions from the ground up, based on the unique requirements of each individual profession we cover. Working side-by-side with PI brokers, our bespoke policy wording not only delivers top-of-the-line insurance cover, but also ensures full compliance with all regulatory and professional body requirements.

Why work with us

Offering direct lines of communication to our underwriters, we provide clarity and transparency from the first conversation. That way, you know exactly who you are dealing with, what cover we can offer and how that cover will be priced.

Our established claims team has extensive experience of managing professional indemnity claims, from the straightforward to the complex; while our free legal helpline and collateral warranty vetting provides an extra level of reassurance.

Our product lines

Offering a broad range of specialist professional indemnity products, we insure professions across a large number of sectors, including:

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Engineers – heating, ventilation and electrical
  • Surveyors – estate agents, residential managing agents, quantity surveyors
  • IT
  • Media & miscellaneous professions

Policy wordings

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Adjudication information

Appointment and collateral warranty information

CDM regulations 2015

Claims handling legal assistance helpline appointment and collateral warranty service

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Denise Mercer

Denise Mercer

Underwriting Manager, Financial Lines
work +44 (0)161 235 6545
work cell +44 (0)7900 743641

Denise is underwriting manager for financial lines at Barbican Protect

Denise began her career in the insurance industry in 1979 at Sun Alliance, Leeds. Denise worked for various different companies initially as a commercial combined underwriter, gaining extensive experience across all Accident and Casualty products, progressing through to underwriting management.

Denise rejoined RSA to specialise in professional indemnity and financial lines insurance and in 2004 became ProFin underwriting manager for the North .

In 2007 Denise joined Hiscox as senior professions and commercial underwriter to assist in the opening of their newly formed Manchester office. She joined PI Protect in May 2013.

Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore

Underwriting Manager, Financial Lines
work +44 (0)161 235 6544
work cell +44 (0)7900 743643

Stephen is underwriting manager for financial lines at Barbican Protect.

Stephen began his career in the insurance industry in 2000 when he joined People’s Choice Insurance Services working with high net worth clients across both commercial and personal lines products.

In July 2003, Stephen joined McParland Finn Limited as an account handler dealing predominantly with professional indemnity insurance and other financial lines products. In 2007, Stephen joined PI Protect Ltd as a professional indemnity insurance underwriter, progressing to the position of senior development underwriter.

Leanne Leach

Leanne Leach

Development Underwriter, Financial Lines
work +44 (0)161 235 6546

Leanne is development underwriter for financial lines at Barbican Protect.

Leanne joined PI Protect in July 2013 and has worked in the insurance sector for over 10 years. Prior to joining PI Protect, Leanne was as an account handler at Jelf Manson insurance broker. Her previous roles have included SME sales executive at Towergate Risk Solutions and account handler at CBG Insurance Broking (formerly Swinburne James).

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