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A bit about us. Because your clients specialise, so do we.

Proud of our Manchester heritage, Irwell insurance was established in 1994 to offer legal expenses insurance support for the Peninsula Group’s growing customer base of small and medium sized businesses.

Since then, we have provided over 30 years’ support, underwriting legal expenses risk for UK SMEs through the Peninsula Group. In 2021, we took the exciting decision to share our expertise with the wider Insurance market.

As specialists in commercial liability insurance and legal expenses protection, we are committed to raising standards in the industry and providing flexible, market-leading products, services and advice to our expanding portfolio of coverholders.

“I’m proud that I have such a dedicated and professional team working alongside me. I have huge respect for the experience and energy that they all bring to their roles. They know their stuff and work hard – but they’re also a great bunch of genuine, down-to-earth people.”
Giles Reading

We make it personal

Aside from our vast insurance and liability experience, we believe that the professional and personal relationships we establish with our clients sets us apart. We get to know you – and your clients. We understand what challenges you both face and the unique risks of the sectors in which your clients operate.

That’s why we are best placed to help you protect them – and that’s why we never provide one-size-fits all, standard cover. And never will.

We distribute policies via brokers and intermediaries. We do not sell directly to the public. If you are seeking insurance cover, please contact an insurance broker to discuss your requirements.

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) provide a facility to search for brokers.

This can be accessed here or by calling 0370 950 1790.