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In today’s litigious world it is important for legal professionals to be fully insured, as it isn’t just the client who can be the subject of an action or claim.

As with most professions your work can be called into question, and when that happens you need the reassurance that you have the correct type of legal insurance in place to protect yourself should a claim arise.

Caunce O’Hara have been providing business insurance since 1995 and have invested in developing comprehensive insurance products to provide the best level of protection to businesses.

We offer comprehensive business insurance policies for a range of legal professionals, including:

  • legal executives
  • legal secretaries
  • mediators
  • business analysts
  • legal counsellors
  • will writers
  • business analysts
  • finance analysts
  • court advocates
  • arbitrators
  • legal researchers
  • claims management
  • loss assessors and adjustors

Sorry, but we are unable to provide insurance for solicitors, lawyers and barristers.


Key insurance policies for legal professionals we offer include:

Professional indemnity insurance for legal consultants – This policy provides cover in the event that advice or guidance you have provided to a client cause them a financial loss, compelling your client to make a negligence claim against you. The policy  covers legal costs and expenses in defending a claim as well as compensation payable to your client for loss or damages. Making PI a valuable business insurance policy for most businesses.

Business combined liabilities insurance – This policy includes cover for public liability; employers liability; directors and officers; office contents and portable equipment; additional cost of working cover. You also have the option to add insurance for manual work and for products liability cover.

Tax enquiry and legal expenses insurance – This policy provides cover (in any one claim) for legal representation costs in the event of an investigation brought against you.


You can easily purchase cover with just a few clicks using our online quote system.

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If you would prefer to speak to one of our team, please call 0333 321 1403.


If you require Professional Indemnity Insurance and would like to know more about the policy, please click here.


Our business insurance policies include:

Call one of our award-winning team today on 0333 321 1403 for a quotation and to discuss your business insurance needs or click to get a quick online quote in minutes!


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What insurance do I need?

You can choose the right level of cover from our legal professionals insurance policies. We offer:

  • Professional indemnity insurance

    Nine choices of cover from £50,000 to £5m to protect you if you’re sued for a mistake that happened as a result of your work.

  • Business combined insurance

    Great value, complete cover for your business in one simple bundle. Includes:

    • Public liability insurance for £1 million, with the option to increase to £5m, if you have to visit client premises or they visit yours.
    • Employer’s liability insurance for £10 million, covering you for claims from employees for injury or illness during their employment.
    • Office contents insurance up to £10,000 to protect your office contents, computer equipment and furniture against accidental damage and theft, with optional insurance for portable equipment.
    • Director’s and officer’s liability insurance Up to £250,000 protection if you’re held personally responsible in claims against your business by creditors, employees, customers or regulatory bodies like HMRC.
  • Tax enquiry and legal expenses insurance

    Protects your business against the costs of legal action taken against you, including contract disputes, debt recovery, tax, VAT and HMRC investigations. £100,000 cover for just £75 a year.

  • Personal accident and sickness insurance

    24 hour a day protection (not just while you’re at work) against personal accidents or sickness, to make sure you can keep paying the bills. Cover from £50,000 for just £35 a year.


  • Competitive pricing
  • Dedicated handlers to assist with your queries
  • Documents issued instantly via e-mail
  • Access to your own claims team
  • Cover for legal defence costs and compensation bills
  • Monthly payments
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  • "Used these before then changed to another broker who could not help me with an update to my insurance. Caunce O'Hara had no problem and set up my insurance in about five minutes. Highly recommended."
  • "I have been with Caunce O'Hara for almost 12 years now and am always very pleased with their service and customer support as well as the costs for the cover."
  • "All correspondence has always been clear and reply to questions swiftly answered. Cost is very competitive. Would definitely recommend."
  • "A very helpful, kowledgable and adaptable telephone advisor enabled discussion beyond standard questions in order to secure the most approprite insurance honed to my business deeds and relevant discounts. This led to the most comptitive quote over other larger companies."
  • "I have automatically renewed my indemnity insurance for several years but as I have gradually reduced work commitments I needed to discuss my options prior to making a decision about renewal.
    I found the person I dealt with very helpful and knowledgeable about my options."
  • "Insurance Renewal - Plenty of warning up front as to renewal date, requests for any changes and quote. Reminder leading to actual renewal date. New certificates available on date agreed. Can't complain at all about the service."
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