Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance Australia

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Protect your business against professional liability claims with Professional Indemnity Insurance.

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Professional Indemnity Insurance protects your business from claims made by your clients and customers against you as a result of the advice that you provide them. If your business provides advice or service for a fee then you will be deemed to be providing a professional service.

Public Liability Insurance policies do not extend to cover claims arising from services provided for a fee so it's crucial you protect your business with Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Who needs Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance?

If you provide advice or deliver a service for a fee then you should strongly consider Professional Indemnity Insurance.

The type of industries who require professional indemnity insurance is very broad and can include consultants, accountants and lawyers through to architects, building surveyors and beauticians. Trades such as plumbers, roofers and electricians are increasingly requiring professional indemnity insurance for provision of reports advising on the condition of a property.

It is crucial you protect your business against the financial cost of any claim and in particular the legal costs to defend any claim made against your business.

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Professional Indemnity Insurance explained

What is covered with Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Professional Indemnity Insurance covers your business for your financial loss resulting from a professional liability claim. This can include claims for:

Liability for Damage as a result of negligent advice

Legal costs including any awarded against you

Claim Investigation Costs

Unintentional infringement of intellectual property rights

Public Relations / Crisis Management costs


Professional Indemnity Insurance provides broad protection for your business in the event of a professional liablity claim.

What's not covered with Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Professional Indemnity insurance does not cover:

Incidents or claims known prior to the policy commencing

Accidental personal injury or property damage (see Public Liability)

Claims made against directors and officers (see Management Liability)

Claims arising from your digital network / data breach (see Cyber Insurance)

Damage from intentional acts

Your business becoming insolvent

Why Professional Indemnity Insurance?

In today's fast-paced and increasingly litigious world, the importance of investing in professional indemnity insurance cannot be overstated. Here are some compelling reasons why:

  1. Reputation Management: Mistakes happen, no matter how experienced or careful you may be. When they do, the fallout can be damaging not just financially, but also your reputation for the long term. PI insurance can help manage and mitigate these risks, ensuring that any claims are handled professionally, preserving the trust and confidence of clients.
  2. Financial Security: The costs associated with defending a claim can be astronomical, even if the claim is unfounded. Without adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance, businesses might find themselves facing financial ruin. This insurance ensures that businesses are not out of pocket for these expenses.
  3. Peace of Mind: Knowing that there's a safety net in place can provide professionals with the peace of mind they need to focus on their work without the constant fear of potential lawsuits. This peace of mind can also extend to clients, who may feel more secure knowing that the professional they're working with is insured.
  4. Contractual Requirements: Many clients, especially larger corporations or government entities, now require professionals to have Professional Indemnity insurance as a prerequisite for doing business.
  5. Changing Legal Landscape: The legal environment is constantly evolving, with professionals facing increasing responsibilities and potential liabilities. PI insurance helps professionals navigate this shifting landscape, ensuring they're protected against emerging risks.
  6. Global Business Environment: If you decide to (or area already) conducting business on a global scale, you may encounter different legal systems and regulations. PI insurance tailored to international operations can protect businesses from unforeseen challenges in foreign markets.
  7. Enhanced Credibility: Having Professional Indemnity insurance can enhance a professional's credibility in the eyes of clients. It signals a level of seriousness and commitment to their profession and their clients' well-being.

Professional Indemnity insurance is not just a safety net - it's a critical tool for risk management in the modern business environment. As the boundaries of responsibility and liability continue to expand, the importance of having robust Professional Indemnity insurance in place becomes even more paramount.

To get a quote that provides you with the right cover it's important you speak with a Professional Indemnity Insurance expert who can advise you on the type of Professional Indemnity Insurance that is right for you.