Legal Indemnities

Legal Indemnities Insurance Broker

Legal Indemnity Insurance provides comprehensive cover for potential risks resulting from defective title issues. Legal indemnity insurance indemnifies property purchasers or mortgage lenders against legal issues arising on a property title.

Cover can be provided via our appointed representative, JW Lear Limited, an independent intermediary specialising in legal indemnity and defective title insurance.

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Policy Benefits 

Access / Right of Way / Services
Adverse Third Party Rights
Contaminated Land
Deed of Gift/ Transaction at Undervalue

Flying / Creeping Freehold
Judicial Review
Listed Building Content
Lost Title Deeds

Missing Beneficiary
Planning / Building Regulations
Rent Charges
Rights of Light

Adverse Possession
Chancel Repair
Contingent Fire
Defective Title

Good Leasehold Title
Leasehold Problems
Local Search Indemnity
Mineral / Mining Rights

Missing Landlord
Possessory Title
Restrictive Covenants
Sewer Indemnity

J W Lear is a specialist broker only dealing in legal indemnities


They are experts. All of their consultants were legal indemnity underwriters so you know that you are dealing with people who really understand the legal issues with a genuine commercial awareness. They have an intimate knowledge of the legal indemnity market and a comprehensive understanding of the products and solutions on offer. They know what information insurers require and why, meaning that they can add real value, reducing premiums and securing best terms. Their consultants have combined experience of over 65 years.


J W Lear is truly independent. They have no association or affiliation with any other insurer.


They have facilities with leading insurers including Aviva, Zurich, First Title, Countrywide Legal Indemnities, Stewart Title & Legal and Insurance Services Limited.


Their team of experienced legal indemnity consultants are readily available to provide you with bespoke advice and a personal service.



John Lear FCII – Principal – – 07436 801434

Shabena Amher-Nawaz LLB MSc – Consultant – – 07436 801431

Adrian Fisher ACII – Consultant (London and South East) – – 07913 367534

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