SRG acquires David Codling & Associates Ltd

Specialist Risk Group Ltd (“SRG”, formerly known as Specialist Risk Investments Ltd), the specialist insurance intermediary group that owns Miles Smith, The Underwriting Exchange and Square Mile Broking, is pleased to announce that it has acquired David Codling and Associates Ltd.

Jewellers Block

A leading expert in Specie and Jewellers’ Block, David Codling & Associates will join SRG as the latest specialist addition, following the announcement of the acquisition of Square Mile Broking at the end of October 2019.

Specialist Risk Group is pleased to add this specialism to its fast-growing business for distribution though all its current channels.

David Codling said, “Specialist Risk Group is a fast-growing business and I am excited to add our Specie and Jewellers’ Block expertise to SRG’s offering. I know many of the team well and look forward to joining the Group and expanding our business together.”


Warren Downey, Group CEO of Specialist Risk Group said, “We are delighted to welcome David Codling & Associates to Specialist Risk Group as our latest area of specialty focus. We are known for doing difficult things well and David and his team certainly fit the bill and will add significant value to our business and that of our trading partners.”

About David Codling and Associates

David Codling and Associates is an independent insurance broker providing Jewellers’ Block cover, primarily aimed at providing comprehensive insurance for jewellers and related businesses.

A senior director of a number of Lloyd’s brokers, David Codling has worked in the insurance industry since the 1970s. David formed David Codling and Associates in 2003 when he realised the industry needed a dedicated specialist broker for Jewellers’ Block insurance.