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underwrites exclusively on behalf of the UK subsidiary of ERGO Versicherung AG, UK Branch and therefore offers the highest and most consistently-rated security available in the UK Title Indemnity market (AA- rated since 2005/6 per Standard & Poor’s).
for ERGO’ current financial standing.
has built a highly experienced underwriting team with a range of experience (from both US-based title insurance companies’, UK companies’ and Lloyd’s underwriting backgrounds) which is considered second to none in the UK. The underwriting team has the necessary experience, knowledge and understanding to provide solutions for title-related exposure in residential and commercial transactions. Members of the team helped develop, and have been active in, the UK and European title indemnity markets and collectively bring over 50 years’ experience of these markets to the CLS
Market Leading Cover
is a comprehensive suite of residential and commercial legal indemnity and defective title insurance products for conveyancers - benefits include:
- Most competitive premiums
- Best in class cover
- Expert, in-house, legally qualified underwriters for bespoke policies
- In perpetuity cover
- 200% Escalator clauses
Immediate cover online
you can opt for a simple, easy to use system by logging in, selecting the cover you require on the appropriate policy and clicking 'order'. The policy is then returned to you via email in seconds and is on risk immediately.
Expert Underwriters offline
Effective risk management combines trust, innovation and expertise. That is why, for those circumstances where ordering online is not appropriate or your preference, our expert team of underwriters are available to assess individual cases. We understand the need for rapid response in time critical situations and focus on delivering solutions that mitigate risk in the most cost effective way possible.
Key Underwriting Personnel
has a large team of underwriters capable of structuring bespoke solutions for a host of title related risks. Contact details for the team leaders are as follows:
Jean Claude Domaingue
combines established risk assessment processes and a broad range of technical experience within the underwriting team. As a result, clients seek out and trust CLS
’s draft policies, particularly in relation to more complex title-related matters. The mainstay of UK Commercial Title Indemnity business is typical of a mature market, being “known risk” applications (i.e. where a specific title problem is addressed). In this regard, CLS
has developed a generic policy form capable of addressing the broad range of standard title risks e.g. restrictive covenants, absence of easements through to more complex issues such as rights of light and village greens.
has worked with leading members of the professional community (Barristers, RICS) to develop appropriate risk management strategies that embody sound commercial practice and can be supplemented by insurance. In particular, CLS
has recently partnered RICS to establish accepted conduct in the context of use of insurance to address developer’s exposure to rights of light-related risk. Members of the underwriting team have also developed underwriting techniques to allow insurance to be used to manage extensive property due diligence exercises in large commercial portfolio and M&A transactions.
We provide CPD training for the products that we offer. To discuss your training requirements please contact Ruth Bucknell, Marketing Executive on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 01732 897 530.
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