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professional indemnity insurance

We pride ourselves in running one of the leading niche professional indemnity insurance practices in the North of England, which is instructed by a number of the key insurers in this field.

With a host of national clients, working from offices in Newcastle, Leeds and London, we are rapidly gaining a national reputation for our expertise. Our specialist division is dedicated to defending professional indemnity claims on behalf of the Lloyd's and companies market.

With a large team of accomplished lawyers we have the experience and resource to handle claims of whatever size and complexity on a regional and national basis. Senior members of the team are in our City office every week, allowing increased accessibility for our insurer clients who benefit from our lower Northern cost base.

We understand the varied solicitors, professional regimes and practical concerns of a wide range of professionals including engineers, architects, surveyors, insurance brokers, financial advisers and accountants.

Areas of expertise include:


Watson Burton LLP’s ‘strong team’ combines ‘excellent service levels and efficient response times coupled with a strong team’

Legal 500, 2017


Watson Burton LLP ‘gives very good and comprehensive advice’ and ‘never leaves a stone unturned’. The team is ‘hugely committed to its clients and regularly delivers great results’ thanks to its ‘willingness to always go that extra mile’.

Legal 500, 2019


 The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms