Political Risk & Credit

We are an acknowledged lead in political risk and credit risk, writing all major classes of business throughout the world.

Our account includes CEND, CCP, contract frustration and trade credit including non-payment and non-delivery by public and private obligors, exchange transfer, non-honouring of documentary letters of credit and the wrongful calling of on-demand bonds. We will also cover war on land and political violence in conjunction with the other perils written.

We provide clients with a global platform, in-depth expertise in both developed and emerging markets and specialised trade receivable coverages – allowing businesses to manage their risk and keep moving forward.

We are also able to offer clients greater platform choice and flexibility through our insurance company, Chaucer Dublin. 

In 2016 we entered into a partnership with AXA Africa Specialty Risk to write speciality risk including political risks, energy and infrastructure for the African market. The partnership utilises each companies unique offering, Axa brings its distribution network and marketing capabilities to the partnership, while Chaucer supplies its underwriting expertise and broker relationships.

Find us at Lloyd's

Box 161a   T +44 (0)20 7327 8123



Patrick Sheriff

Patrick Sheriff

Assistant Underwriter



Mark McLeod

Mark McLeod

Class Underwriter

The Hanover Insurance Group

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