Dale Underwriting Partners launches accident and health underwriting offering

Dale Underwriting Partners is pleased to announce its new accident and health underwriting team. Steve Lawson and Lauren Meredith both join the business from HDI Specialty with combined 45 years’ experience of underwriting A&H business. The product offering includes standard personal accident, illness and business travel products as well as specialised war risk PA, emergency medical and security evacuation cover and kidnap & ransom.

The announcement follows the approval of Dale Underwriting Partners’ 2020 business plan and the increased combined stamp capacity for 1729 and 6131 to £147m.

Duncan Dale said: “Steve and Lauren bring to Lloyd’s a wealth of experience and a very successful track record in creating bespoke A&H products. Their expertise will be valued by our exclusively Lloyd’s-broker distribution channel and their clients, and we look forward to their contribution to building our business.”

For further information, please contact:

Haggie Partners

Damian Beeley
Tel:  +44 (0)207 562 4444

Notes for editors

About Dale Underwriting Partners:
See https://www.daleuw.com/

About Asta

Asta Managing Agency Ltd is the leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s and is responsible for 10 syndicates and two SPAs with capacity under management in 2019 of more than £1.4bn:

  • Syndicate 1729 and SPA 6131 (Dale Underwriting Partners)
  • Syndicate 1897 (Skuld)
  • Syndicate 2525 (DL Dale & Others)
  • Syndicate 2689 (Verto)
  • Syndicate 2786 and SPA 1892 (Everest)
  • Syndicate 4242 and SPA 6123 (Beat)
  • Syndicate 5886 (Blenheim)
  • Syndicate 3268 (Agora)
  • Syndicate 1980 (Pioneer)
  • Syndicate 2288 (Victor)


Asta Underwriting Management Limited (AUML) brings the skills, experience and capabilities of the leading third party managing agency at Lloyd’s to the MGA market.

MGAs under management:

  • Arma Underwriting Limited