Architects and engineers

Professionals are held to higher standard than non-professionals. When a question of liability arises, any claim or allegation leading to a claim with respect to their business, may result in a damaged reputation and financial destruction. Markel is a trusted name in Professional Liability covers and can assist in selecting the best possible cover for your clients. 

Our Architects and Engineers program is designed to provide broad cover for your client, to protect them and if applicable, pay for claims arising out of their errors, omissions or negligent acts. Let our first class, qualified professionals work with you to discuss all available options. Our underwriters are creative, flexible and can offer competitive pricing to provide your client with the financial security and peace of mind they need.

Scope of cover

Coverage features

  • $5M capacity
  • Claims made wording
  • Design and build (including 1st party cover)
  • Practice policies
  • Worldwide territory (excluding USA, which can be added by endorsement)

Target classes

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior designers
  • Manufacturers employing A&E
  • Surveyors
  • Technicians
  • Technologists

Coverage enhancements

  • Bill 124 for design and build operations (Ontario only)
  • Bill 124 for non-professional designers (Ontario only) 
  • Excess policies available (over mandatory provincial plans and primary policies)