PennSure - Build

PennSure provides reassurance on an unrivalled range of legal and regulatory issues.


At Penningtons Manches Cooper, we are proud to offer ACE members preferential access to PennSure - Build, an annual management liability insurance product that allows policyholders fixed cost certainty for legal support and regulatory, risk management and legal claims advice.

Our specialists provide comprehensive assistance, representation and crisis management across the consulting and engineering sector, covering all legal disciplines. With full access to a multi-disciplinary team, PennSure - Build policyholders are guaranteed a legally privileged service and the right support whenever they need it.

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Why choose PennSure - Build?

As an exclusive benefit of the PennSure - Build insurance cover, ACE members can benefit from a 20% introductory annual premium discount.

PennSure - Build provides its policyholders with reassurance on an unrivalled range of legal and regulatory issues which can cause ACE members concern. These include:

  • human resources and employment
  • health and safety
  • waste and environmental regulations
  • money laundering, fraud, bribery, corruption and anti-competitive practices
  • intellectual property, data protection and cybercrime
  • a wide variety of other areas including directors’ and shareholders’ duties, contract disputes, financial crime, motoring and criminal offences.

For a summary of the legal and regulatory cover provided, please click here.

Our approach

Building strong relationships with PennSure - Build policyholders is key; this helps us to navigate confidently through any issues they face. We specialise in providing proactive advice and tools to help control potential issues before they arise. We also offer a range of educational support to enable PennSure - Build policyholders to stay on top of regulatory changes and manage their own risks ranging from Building Information Modelling to health and safety.

What annual cover limits are available?

Covers range from up to £100,000 to £5 million. Unless stated otherwise, the limit of cover applies to each and every claim and includes defence costs, settlements and awards made. There is no restriction on the number of claims that can be made in any one period of insurance. 

For directors’ and officers’ claims, there is nil excess to pay. For employment practices liability claims, the standard excess is £2,500 but this is waived in full if legal advice is taken from Penningtons Manches Cooper in advance (concerning any matter that may lead to an employment practices claim).

How do I find out more?

For more information about PennSure - Build and to receive a no obligation fixed cost quotation for an annual policy, contact the Penningtons Manches Cooper solicitor you usually deal with, or Chris Syder.

Our advice lines are open to PennSure - Build policyholders from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.
In the event of a major incident or emergency, please call our crisis line directly (open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year).

We offer a full call-out service with complete UK coverage to ensure our legal professionals are available to assist you if you have to deal with any local authorities, official governing or enforcement bodies. 

Enquiries: 0845 365 0061  |  Crisis line: 07771 725482  |  Email:

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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