Still led by the founding management team, we have grown to become an established business underwriting a wide range of classes. Whilst a relatively young company, we have the capacity and expertise necessary to take on the bigger risks, the appetite and underwriting acumen to look at challenging risks, and the flexibility to innovate and design tailored solutions for our clients.

Why Barbican?

"Innovative, reliable and customer friendly. Good underwriting people, intelligent and personable. They are one of the first syndicates I go to” *

Underwriting talent

Underwriting talent

“Their underwriters are empowered. Always innovative, they are prepared to give thoughtful responses and come up with interesting solutions.”  *

With an outstanding team of underwriting talent, we pride ourselves on our responsiveness and customer service. Our policy has always been to offer direct access to our underwriters, providing timely decisions no matter how complex the risk. Clear and direct communication is central to our ability to develop comprehensive and often unique insurance solutions to meet our clients' needs.

Claims service

Claims service

"Trustworthy, responsive and good at paying claims. They care about their brokers and we have a good relationship with Barbican."  *

Accessibility, speed of response and depth of expertise underpin our claims team service. Our highly proficient claims specialists ensure the full, fair and prompt settlement of every valid claim, operating fully optimised workflow process and practices to achieve a swift settlement wherever possible.

Financial security and reach

Financial security and reach

Backed by the A+ (Standard & Poor’s) rated financial security of Lloyd’s, whilst capitalising on its network of global licenses to be able to trade worldwide.

* Gracechurch Consulting 2015 broker survey