Professional Liability

We have a wealth of underwriting expertise and experience which enable us to offer a broad range of products across a wide spectrum of professions.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Our strong technical expertise.
  • Our customer-service focused approach.
  • Our willingness to build long-term relationships.

Range of Coverage

We provide primary and excess coverage for both large complex risks and smaller accounts.

In addition to underwriting traditional professions on market-leading proprietary forms, we can also provide non-standard coverages and manuscript bespoke policy wordings where required.

Primary Clients, Sectors and Regions

We provide worldwide coverage across multiple different sectors. Our target clients include, but are not limited to:

  • Accountants and Management Consultants.
  • Architects and Engineers.
  • Design and Construction.
  • Insurance Brokers.
  • Intellectual Property.
  • Lawyers.
  • Surveyors.
  • Technology/Media/Telecoms.

Maximum Line-Sizes

  • Any One Risk – GBP15m, USD20m, EUR15m

Duncan Smith

Vice President

+44 (0) 20 7621 4569

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Austen Barnes

Underwriting Manager

+44 (0) 20 7621 4513

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Paul Sharpe

Underwriting Manager

+44 (0) 20 7621 4666

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Ciara Rooney

Senior Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 7621 4658

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Patrick Murphy`

Senior Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 7621 4566

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Lindsay Noble

Senior Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 7621 4703

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Matthew Quayle

Senior Underwriter

+44 (0) 20 7621 4565

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Barbara Rizzi

Vice President – Claims Manager (Professional Lines)

Direct: +44 (0) 20 7621 4657

Mobile: +44 (0) 7887 051806

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Our Underwriting Service Standard

Arch is dedicated to maintaining the highest possible standard of service. Our underwriting approach is experience-led but data-driven, ensuring a swift and considered response to the submissions we receive.

Our promise to both brokers and insureds is:

  • To be available and approachable.
  • To be responsive and timely.
  • To be consistent and considered.
  • To be professional in all that we do.