About us

Harbour Underwriting is a member of the Harbour Solutions Group and we are proud to share a heritage of helping parties to resolve significant disputes

Open for business in 2016 (formerly known as QLCC/Quantum Legal Costs Cover), we provide quality dispute insurance products and are an underwriting agent with full delegated authorities from A-rated carriers. We are members of the Managing General Agents’ Association who drive innovation and high standards within the insurance sector.

Our mission and philosophy

Provide our customers with bespoke insurance solutions to manage the financial risk of resolving disputes. We place customer interests at the heart of everything we do and aim to treat everyone with honesty, fairness and respect at all times. Customer service is a significant part of our philosophy, and we know that excellent customer service equates to good business.

Our core values

By committing to our core values, we build and strengthen effective working relationships with both our customers and staff. We deliver the highest service levels, and by listening to you, we can provide quality, innovative products that fit your needs.

For further information, please see our Treating Customers Fairly document

We want to be your partner of choice and provide market-leading insurance solutions.

What we do

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

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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