GWP less treaty (2001): £285m

Includes gross written premiums less treaty for:
Legal and General Insurance: £205m
Gresham Insurance: £80m

Legal and General Insurance

Address: Temple Court, 11 Queen Victoria St, London, EC4N 4TP

Tel: 020 7528 6200

Year established: 1920

History: Legal & General is one of the UK's top 50 companies.

Legal & General started offering its life policyholders the protection of general insurance following World War I.

Chief officer: John Castagno

Main lines of business: buildings insurance, home contents, travel, mortgage payment protection, motor and private


Gresham Insurance

History: Gresham Insurance is a subsidiary company of Legal & General

Main lines of business: Household insurance