Trust leads to more trust

James Hallam is an independent Lloyd’s broker with a dedicated team of experienced insurance professionals who specialise in meeting your specific needs.

Trust leads
to more trust

James Hallam is an independent Lloyd’s broker with a dedicated team of experienced insurance professionals who specialise in meeting your specific needs.

Marine
insurance

James Hallam acquired specialist marine insurance brokers Everard in 2018. Since then, we have offered tailored marine insurance cover for marine shipping owners and managers, marine trade businesses and small craft owners across the UK and the wider world.

We insure the entire transportation chain

The protection that we offer covers you for each step of the journey, from the seller to the buyer, and the individual operation in between.  This can include specialist marine insurance cover for:

  • Cargo insurance
  • Ships – hull and machinery, and protection and indemnity
  • Charterers and traders
  • Ports, harbours, and terminals
  • Road and rail carriers
  • Pre and Post voyage warehouse operators
  • Sea and air carriers

Core areas of cover

  • Marine cargo insurance for loss or damage (including incidental pre-shipment and in transit storage cover)
  • Cargo damage liability of hauliers, freight forwarders, and logistic companies
  • Port and terminal insurance – cover for property, business interruption, third party liabilities etc
  • Hull and machinery cover
  • Protection and indemnity insurance for ships and watercraft
  • Handling equipment and containers for physical damage and liabilities
Other areas of cover

We can also provide specialist insurance solutions for a variety of international and UK marine traders, and both commercial and private small craft owners and operators:

  • Yacht and sailing clubs vessel operators
  • Marinas and marine property owners
  • Commercial dive operations
  • Sub-sea equipment
  • Boat repairers
  • Small craft insurance – including dinghies, rowing boats, yachts, narrowboats, motorboats, barges, etc

Find out more about our specialist marine insurance brokers

Marine trade insurance

We offer high value marine insurance solutions for a variety of marine traders, from sole traders to contractors to port and harbour operations of all sizes.

Marine shipping insurance

Our marine trade insurance team can provide specialist cover for your entire transportation chain, from seller to buyer.

Small craft

We can provide comprehensive cover for most types of small craft vessels, whether you use them for commercial or private and pleasure purposes.

Please get in touch with us to discuss your needs. We are here to help you.
You can call any of the team on 020 3148 9540 or email info@everardinsurance.co.uk

Meet your team leaders

Nigel Roberts

Executive Director – Head of London Markets
T: 0207 977 7841
M: 07518 913404
Email Nigel

Justyn Lemar

Marine Trades Division Manager
T: 01732 224698
M: 07837 006962
Email Justyn

Brendon Ladner

Marine Small Craft Division Manager
T: 01736 805004
Email Brendon

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Nigel Roberts

Executive Director – Head of London Markets

Nigel started his career with a traditional Marine Lloyd’s Broker in the late 1970s and with a break of 5 years around 2000 when he worked in the UK Commercial Insurance Retail markets, he has spent the rest of his career dedicated to marine insurance and reinsurance clients. The 15 years prior to joining Everard in March 2021 he held positions as Managing Director and Deputy CEO of two Lloyd’s brokers. Nigel has dealt with all classes of the transportation chain and specialises in Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity and water’s edge industries including Ports, Terminals, Shipbuilding and repair yards.

T: 0207 977 7841
M: 07518 913404
nigel.roberts@everardinsurance.co.uk

Justyn Lemar

Marine Trades Division Manager

Justyn started in the Insurance Industry in 1998 as a general insurance broker before progressing into an account executive. Between 2003 and 2007 he broadened his insurance knowledge and took up an underwriting role. Justyn joined Everard insurance brokers in 2014 as an account executive and was appointed Marine Trades manager in 2017. He specialises in Marine Property & Plant, Marine Engineering, Marine Equipment, Marine Liabilities, Marinas & Harbours. Underwriting renewals and new business for our retail division including referrals. He manages and provides insurance solutions for wholesale brokers. Justyn has overall responsibility for the binding authority and is coverholder on behalf of a leading Marine Liability Lloyds syndicate. Justyn services marine trade clients in the UK, EU and Internationally.

T: 01732 224698
M: 07837 006962
justyn.lemar@everardinsurance.co.uk

Brendon Ladner

Marine Small Craft Division Manager

Brendon has worked in the insurance industry since 2013 when he started at a national brokers servicing private clients. Brendon then went onto work for a local broker in 2016 who specialised in marine insurance, predominantly small craft. Having lived near to the Fishing Port of Newlyn his whole life, Brendon grew up with a passion of the fishing industry and so the new role seemed a perfect fit due to the amount of fishing boats insured. This broker was acquired by James Hallam, the parent company of Everard Insurance Brokers in May 2021 and combining the knowledge of the two companies was fundamental in creating a new Small Craft Division which Brendon now heads up. His team will look for quotes on any vessel including private & pleasure, fishing, any other commercial, both in the UK and Internationally.

T: 01736 805004
brendon.ladner@everardinsurance.co.uk