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The protection your clients need. The service you require.

GrovesJohnWestrup entered the UK Private Client market in 2020, offering a fresh proposition for insurance brokers and other intermediaries with clients who have unique and complex risks. With full backing from Munich Re Group, the GrovesJohnWestrup Private Clients cover leverages state-of-the art technologies and underwriting expertise to deliver a wide range of personal insurance solutions in one seamless journey through our own UK-domiciled specialist risk carriers.

GrovesJohnWestrup Private Clients provides cover backed 100% by Munich Re Group, to provide the protection our private clients need in today’s uncertain and complicated world.

Whether at home or travelling the world, unique and dynamic risks can be faced. But with the right cover in place, GrovesJohnWestrup policyholders can live life to the fullest knowing their families, homes and possessions are protected.

Personalised cover
We take a modular approach, providing the covers you need to fit your clients specific risks, no matter how complex they are or if they change over time.
Comprehensive underwriting
We underwrite every element of risk, so we understand your clients home as an individual.
Evolving to meet your needs
Cover can evolve with your clients, as their needs change over time.

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The Team at GrovesJohnWestrup Private Clients
Emma Bennett
Emma Bennett ACII
Strategic Relationship Manager
Stuart Bromley
Stuart Bromley ACII
Head of Underwriting
Nick Gildea
Nick Gildea ACII
Motor Portfolio Development Underwriter
Nicola Hilling
Nicola Hilling ACII
Household Underwriting Manager
Vijay Mithal
Vijay Mithal
Millie Popplewell
Millie Popplewell
Owen Hammond
Owen Hammond
Bea Cooling
Bea Cooling
Harmonie Evans
Harmonie Evans
Assistant Underwriter

Broker Testimonials

GrovesJohnWestrup have been an excellent addition to our High-Net-Worth offering, filling a gap in progressive technology and not just quick underwriting but actual underwriting, a quality sadly lacking amongst many peers. The portal is quick and easy to use for both quotes and claims, meaning that we can revert to clients instantly in some cases, negating the need for diary notes and re-connecting with the client, whom are often as time poor as we are as brokers! The claims portal is particularly helpful for updating diarised updates internally and to the clients, as well as at weekends when, in other circumstances, we would need to wait until the Monday. Regarding underwriting, it is great to get a quick response on quotes, often a call within the hour. This is invaluable as clients have a habit of leaving things to the last minute, it means we can promise, with confidence, that we will have some options for them, by the end of the day for example. We have found the underwriting to be open-minded, with an attitude of wanting to write the risk, with fair terms and premium.
Gareth Hughes
Hughes Plane Insurance Brokers
We are very pleased with the help and assistance that your team has provided since you granted us agency facilities back in September 2021. Direct access to Underwriters is very important to us and we appreciate that we can speak to you and your team as and when appropriate. The speed of response from your team is also a big factor in the development of our account. We are also very happy with your online quotation engine providing us with instant quotations or a referral option and, of course, offers a very useful document portal. The quality of the product and width of cover makes you our first choice for any risks that we feel will be suitable.
Peter Smith
T&R Direct Insurance Services
Business Development Manager
Vizion are delighted to be building a strong relationship with GrovesJohnWestrup. At a time when many markets are struggling, working with GrovesJohnWestrup is an absolute pleasure. Their team are talented, responsive and have a “can do” approach to underwriting. They look for reasons to write good business. They are proper underwriters and not constricted by the “computer says no”. The technology they have introduced for underwriting and claims is a breath of fresh air for a market that is still behind the times. Backed by the best possible insurer partner, reputationally and by financial strength, GrovesJohnWestrup look to have timed their launch perfectly and will undoubtably be a force to be recognised with in the years to come.
John Sims
Vision Group of Companies
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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If you are a new broker to GrovesJohnWestrup and wish to apply for an agency, please email or call 0207 661 1150.