What is dispute insurance?

Dispute insurance is purchased after a dispute has arisen, and protects the claimant or defendant by reducing the potential downside in bringing or defending a claim. More

What type of cases do you insure?

We are naturally selective about the cases we insure. There are six initial underwriting questions that we consider to see whether we can help you. If you are in any doubt, please do not hesitate to contact us. More

How do I request a quote?

We endeavour to make this process as painless as possible. Our process is designed to get from enquiry to policy in a short timeframe. We know how important it is for you to have prompt and considered responses. Our underwriters are always happy to discuss a case before submission, and we will give you a quick answer at the initial review stage. More

How is dispute insurance paid for?

The premium is calculated as a percentage of the total limit of indemnity and can be structured in a number of ways to suit the insured. The most common payment models utilised by Harbour Underwriting are deposit and contingent premiums and staged premiums; however, we will consider other methods of premium payment. Harbour Underwriting does not provide a fully contingent premium model. More

Does the Harbour Underwriting insurance only cover the opponent’s cost?

Harbour Underwriting provides flexible insurance products which can each be purchased standalone or in any combination of adverse costs cover, own side disbursements and own side solicitor’s fees cover. More

How is a claim made?

Please contact us on +44 20 3829 9400 and speak to one of the team or email claims@harbourunderwriting.com.

Who provides the insurance capacity for Harbour Underwriting?

Our insurance capacity is provided by A-rated insurers.


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