Environmental Liability Insurance

Environmental Liability Insurance

The Environmental Liability Directive (Directive 2004/35/EC) regarding the prevention and remedying of environmental damage provides a framework of environmental liability based on the ‘polluter pays’ principle.

Environmental Liability Insurance is a specialist insurance area with policies developing in response to changing EU legislation.

Clients include industrial companies with established compliance programmes, potential polluters including clients requiring waste licenses, buyers, seller or owners of contaminated land and commercial real estate developments.

Wexford Insurances works with our clients in identifying their specific requirements in relation to environmental liability insurance and establishing best practices to protect themselves against known or currently unknown future liabilities. We will, arrange insurance consultation meetings and on-site surveys and we also assist clients in an advisory capacity in compiling and submitting required documentation to insurers.

Environmental Liability Insurance policies available include:

  • Contractors Pollution liability
  • Environmental Impairment liability
  • Pollution legal liability
  • Environmental remediation





* All quotations are valid for 30 days. All quotes and cover are subject to acceptance by the underwriter concerned.