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:  

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 Expands Subsea, Equipment and Hull and War Capabilities

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Trevor McAuley as subsea equipment underwriter and Katie Costello as hull and war underwriter in its marine, energy and property business.

Markel Appoints Equine Underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Oliver Atkin as underwriter in its equine team. 

Jeremy Brazil Plans Handover at Markel International

Jeremy Brazil, who has overseen Markel International’s underwriting for nearly ten years, as well as being responsible for its re-insurance buying strategy and who played a major role in the creation of Markel International following Markel’s acquisition of Terra Nova in 2000, is planning to stand down from his full time executive role at the end of this year.  

Markel to Acquire ECIC

Markel International, the specialist insurer, plans to acquire the business of EC Insurance Co. Ltd. 

Markel Trade Credit Team Comes to Chicago

Markel Corporation has announced the launch of its new trade credit and political risk operation in Chicago.