Welcome

Art & Antiques Collectors | Art Galleries & Dealers

Welcome to La Playa’s Fine Arts practice.  We provide specialist insurance for Private Art CollectorsArt Galleries & DealersConservators and Musical Instrument Makers & Dealers

Our in-depth understanding of the unique risk exposures around fine art and instruments means we speak your language - and we can save you time and hassle if you need to make a claim. Our expertise is backed up with efficient and highly personal service and our wealth of experience spans over 50 years.

We work with the world's leading art insurers, who understand the sensitivities and market dynamics in the field, and the importance of preserving works of art and fine instruments for future generations.  La Playa is a registered broker at Lloyd's of London, an elite status which gives us direct access to the world's premier specialist insurance market.

Advice you can trust from an expert who understands you:
  • Specialist insurance & investment products
  • Independent professional advice
  • “Can do” culture
  • Relationship-based service: your advocate during a claim
  • Transatlantic capability
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Ready to work with us?

You can call us to talk more about your business on +44 (0)1223 200650 or +44 (0)20 3865 0149

What's Covered?

Our Approach

Specialist & Independent

Specialist & Independent

Our in-depth understanding of the unique risk exposures in the art world means we speak your language - and we can save you time and hassle in the event of a claim. Our expertise is backed up with efficient and highly personal service and our wealth of experience spans over 50 years.

Whatever your specialism, we’ll take a creative and innovative approach to structuring your Fine Arts insurance programme and select for you an insurer who demonstrates understanding and experience of your field.  We’ll support you with great advice - helping you manage your risks and make good decisions for your business. 

At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective.

In-house IFA

We also offer Business Protection (including Key Person Insurance) and Employee Benefits: a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof

Advice You Can Trust

…from an expert who understands you

  • Specialist insurance for the arts
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across UK and US
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Mike Taylor-West ACII

DIRECTOR, PRIVATE CLIENT AND MARINE

Direct Dial: +44 (0) 203 290 1774

Mobile: +44 (0) 7500 109737

Email: mike.taylorwest@laplayainsurance.com

Twitter: @MTWLaPlaya

London
+44 (0) 20 3865 0149
Cambridge
+44 (0) 1223 200650
New York
+1 646 665 7737