Markel International

We are an international insurance company which looks after the commercial insurance needs of major businesses, SMEs, professionals and sole traders. We underwrite risks in our syndicates at Lloyd’s, in the London insurance company market and through our Brazilian reinsurance company. Abbey Protection Group provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal and tax consultancy.

Markel International

London market

We underwrite through Markel International Insurance Company (MIICL) and through our Lloyd’s Syndicate 3000. Find information and resources for brokers working with our London market divisions:  

Marine and Energy

Marine, Energy

UK regions

We work with regional insurance brokers to deliver carefully designed solutions for UK charities, businesses and professionals. If you are a UK organisation or proprietor looking for insurance cover online, please visit Markel Direct to arrange your policy.


Access our international branch network for information on the products, expertise and broker resources available in your local region.

Abbey Protection Group

Abbey Protection Group provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy services.

Visit Markel direct for an immediate online quote

Specialist cover for UK business owners and charities

Markel gains license for German insurance company—supports EEA growth strategy

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that it has been granted a license by BaFin, the German federal financial supervisory authority, to establish an insurance company in Germany. 

Markel International Appoints Finance Director

Markel International, London, July 9, 2018 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Simon Barrett as finance director. He will join the company at the end of the year and takes over the position from Jeremy Noble who will become chief financial officer of Markel Corporation.

Markel Gains Licence to Write Reinsurance Business on Lloyd’s India Platform

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has been granted a licence by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India to write reinsurance business in the country. Capacity will be provided by Markel’s Syndicate 3000 at Lloyd’s and written through the Lloyd’s India platform.

Markel Appoints New Assistant Marine Underwriter in Singapore

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Lin Wanshi as assistant marine underwriter to join the marine underwriting team in its Singapore office.