Professional Indemnity

This insurance in general provides cover for any claims that might be made against the University or its staff arising from a breach of professional duty.  The following Policies are in place:

Professional Indemnity (General)
Professional Indemnity - School of Nursing and Midwifery:Medical Malpractice

This page provides information on the General policy only.  For details on other Professional Indemnity policies please contact the Insurance Section.

Professional Indemnity

Professional Indemnity Certificate

Indemnity in respect of legal liability for damage/claimant costs and expenses by reason of:

  • Any negligent act, error or omission
  • Breach of warranty or authority
  • Breach of trust
  • Infringement of copyright, patent or design right, trademark
  • Breach of confidential information under Data Protection Act
  • Libel & Slander
  • Loss or damage to documents


  • Injury and damage which does not arise out of advice, design, specification, report or research
  • Medical malpractice and clinical trials
  • Employers' liability
  • Aviation advice or design
  • Penalties or Liquidated damages

£10,000 Each and every claim

Territorial Limits
Worldwide, excluding USA or Canada