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Harbour Commercial
Dispute Insurance

Your only certainty in a dispute

All commercial disputes should be insured

Harbour Underwriting is one of the leading providers of commercial dispute insurance for both claimants and defendants

We provide bespoke insurance solutions to brokers, law firms, funders, advisors and corporates to help reduce the financial risks of litigation and arbitration. After the Event (ATE) insurance is a fundamental tool for mitigating the costs involved in disputes, giving you and your clients the confidence to pursue or defend the claim.

We have an expert team of underwriters who will listen and help simplify the process of using ATE insurance.

Welcome to Harbour Underwriting.

If you require assistance, please contact us.

Their experience, quick turnaround of cases and excellent service sets a gold standard for the industry as a whole – I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

— Martin Scott, Partner, Walker Morris LLP

We’ve always received excellent service from Harbour Underwriting: they are responsive, pay promptly and make decisions quickly.  I am always happy to work with them.

— Adrian Chopin, Managing Director, Benchwalk Advisors LLC

Thank you for your patience and flexibility in helping us to get this case over the line. Not everyone works like that, and it has been very refreshing and helpful.

— John Evans, Partner, Fladgate LLP

We used Harbour Underwriting for a particularly sensitive case where a number of unexpected and challenging issues arose. At each point, Harbour provided a solution in a very user-friendly and efficient way.

— Simon Bennett, Partner, Fox Williams LLP

We have successfully worked with Harbour Underwriting on a number of cases and find them very easy to deal with.

— Martin Scott, Partner, Walker Morris LLP

Harbour’s team understand well the pressures of dispute resolution and are always accommodating and responsive.

— Richard Bamforth, Partner, Head of Arbitration Group, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

  • The successful outcome of a dispute can never be guaranteed
  • ATE insurance crystallises the cost impact from a dispute
  • ATE insurance significantly reduces the costs exposure if the action is unsuccessful
  • ATE insurance provides peace of mind that the policyholder will be insured should their claim or defence fail
  • ATE insurance sends a clear message to the opponent about the merits of a case
  • ATE insurance is an incentive for the other side to settle

Harbour’s Commercial Dispute Insurance is a vital purchase when pursuing or defending a claim.

Why all commercial disputes should be insured

Why Harbour Underwriting is the right partner for you

  • Insurance for claimants and defendants
  • Limits of indemnity from £150k to £20m +
  • Covers all forms of dispute resolution; at all stages of litigation; for all financing arrangements
  • Flexible premium payment options
  • Robust products and transparent policy wordings
  • Tailored solutions
  • Accessible, highly expert litigation insurance team
  • A-rated capacity - Hamilton DAC
  • Outstanding service

The Harbour group provides a one-stop-shop for all insurance and funding needs.

Our team

We are committed to listening to you and delivering the products and services you need. Our underwriters are seasoned commercial litigators with a wealth of experience that they are waiting to share with you.

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