Marine Insurance


The Marine Division began as an innovative specialist Lloyd’s broker before joining Butcher, Robinson & Staples in 1999.  The Division draws on its strong relationships with underwriters at Lloyd’s and other leading companies to place risks in the London market, as well as using its connections with other U.K. and European companies and Protection & Indemnity Clubs for more specialized business.

We focus on cargo business and related coverage’s, marine liability and professional indemnity risks, fine art, specie, both as insurance and reinsurance.  We also have extensive experience in the design and placement of underwriting facilities, covers and treaty programmes.

Our product range includes

  • General cargoes – single shipments and open covers
  • Stock throughput policies
  • Project cargoes with or without marine advance loss of profits
  • Primary and excess stock/storage covers
  • Heavy lifts, slung cargoes and awkward transits
  • Maritime / Cargo liabilities, including freight forwarder’s, warehouse keepers’ and bailees’ liability
  • Marine professional indemnity
  • Collateral management liabilities
  • Tows – wet and dry
  • Wars – especially in hazardous areas / war on land
  • Binding authorities
  • Reinsurance –XL, reporting, and pro rata treaties
  • Facultative reinsurance, as original, excess, and primary
  • Fine art – museums, galleries, personal collections
  • Trade shows and exhibition

We are not a market for facultative / direct ocean hull business.


You may access our Policy Wordings and Proposal forms by clicking on the following links:


Policy Wordings


Proposal Forms

Please find below divisional personnel:

Daniel Pepper

Associate Director

Tel: +44 020 7337 0327



James Bowyer

Divisional Director of Political Risks

James Bowyer has worked at Lloyd’s for some 35 years.  He concentrates on political, trade, war and terrorism risks where he arranges coverages for a varied international clientele.

Tel: +44 020 7337 0396


  • Why Choose Us?

    BRS are a professional independent niche broker

    • Highly Experienced
    • Access To Worldwide Markets
    • Over 35 Years Experience

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