Hiscox is a market leader in providing professional indemnity (PI) protection for design and construction consultants. Our experienced claims handlers know how to protect our clients' businesses and settle disputes quickly and efficiently. When things go wrong our cover will protect a design and construction consultant’s financial interests and professional reputation; helping them to retain good relationships with their clients.

Key features

In addition to all the standard features of our Hiscox Professional Indemnity cover, our bespoke wording for design and construction includes:

  • breach of duty and negligence
  • defence of claims arising from the actions of professionals appointed by the insured
  • rectification costs due to problems arising during construction
  • claims arising under collateral warranties, with no limit on the number of assignments
  • criminal defence costs relating to any statute or regulation applicable to an insured’s business - e.g. Construction Design and Management regulations (CONDAM)
  • claims referred to adjudication under the Housing Grants Construction.


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