Mistakes are part of life. But when they happen in your line of work, the consequences can be costly. Little wonder then, that architects need professional indemnity insurance to comply with the conditions of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Designed to meet the requirements of each body, our professional indemnity insurance is also tailored to the individual needs of your own practice. Made to measure, we believe our expert, competitively priced, quality cover is the blue print for better protection.


  • From £100,000 to £10m of Professional Indemnity cover as standard (up to £5m online)
  • Claim for damages up to policy limit
  • Cover for your defence costs, such as lawyers and court costs. These are payable in addition to the policy limit
  • Access to your own specialist claims handler should the worst happen
  • No admin fee for changes made during the policy period
  • Access to our free legal help line available between 9am and 5pm
  • Pay online monthly or annually


  • Claims made against the Insured arising from any civil liability.
  • Costs of prosecuting claims for infringement of the Insured’s intellectual property rights (sub-limit £25,000 in the aggregate).
  • Defence costs in dealing with certain criminal proceedings and costs of representation at any inquiry which has a direct relevance to any claim or circumstance (sub-limit £250,000 in the aggregate).
  • Collateral Warranties – claims arising from these are explicitly covered with no limit on assignments.
  • Defence costs (lawyers, court costs, experts etc.) are payable in addition to the Indemnity Limit.
  • Data Protection cover. This relates to the legal costs incurred to defend a criminal prosecution under the Data Protection Act (sub-limit £250,000 in the aggregate).