Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional indemnity insurance is a statutory requirement for all barristers in the Australian Capital Territory pursuant to section 312 of the Legal Profession Act 2006 (ACT). For the 2018-19 practising year, the minimum level of PII insurance that an ACT barrister must take out is $1.5 million.

Comparison of 2018-19 policies

Please note that it remains the responsibility of the individual barrister to satisfy himself/herself as to the content of the policies on offer, the terms and conditions, and the premium applicable to them. Comparison of the policies is available here.

Please refer to the below table for the level of insurance provided by the approved policies and the terms of the policies.

Insurers Contact List

Companies that offer Professional Indemnity Insurance for the Legal profession are as follows:


Level 9, 130 George St
Parramatta NSW 2124
P: 02 8623 4000
F: 02 9891 6164
Download AON Policy


Darling Park Tower 3
201 Sussex Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Download Marsh Policy

Pacific Indemnity Underwriting Solutions Pty Limited

Level 3, 84 William Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

03 9042 3506
Download Pacific Indemnity

Suncorp Professional Risks

GPO Box 115
Sydney NSW 2001
General Enquiries
P: 1300 308 950 Download Suncorp Policy

Willis Towers Watson

Level 16
123 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Download WTW Policy