Contingency insurance

Markel’s experienced contingency team write a broad spectrum of London Market business and are able to underwrite all classes of contingency business.

Non appearance and event cancellation in it’s many forms make up the bulk of our business and Markel’s underwriting team are recognised as Market Leaders in these classes.


+44 (0)20 7953 6000

Areas of cover include:
  • Event cancellation
    • Outdoor music festivals such as Glastonbury
    • Indoor conference and exhibition such as the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
  • Non-appearance
    • Pop and rock concerts 
    • Celebrity speakers
  • Advertising indemnity
    • Advertising agents indemnity
    • Commercial producers indemnity
  • Contractual bonus
    • Protects companies balance sheets against sporting performance of sponsored athletes and teams
  • Over redemption
    • Protects marketing budgets against a promotion becoming too popular
  • Prize indemnity
    • Statistical risk insurance
    • Non statistical/ skill games
  • Weather related risk
    • Film shoots

James Leach

Managing Director - PA, Contingency and Entertainment

+44 (0)20 7953 6741


Anna Beaman


+44 (0)20 7953 6720


Callum Maltese

Underwriting Assistant

+44 (0)20 7953 6476