Stalker Hutchison Admiral (SHA) Underwriting Managers is wholly owned subsidiary of Santam with expertise spanning across a broad range of niche liability insurance products.

We employ 130 specialists, many of whom are qualified legal professionals, able to structure insurance programs for most businesses both within and outside the borders of South Africa. We have the capacity to insure risk up to R1bn and are the proud underwriting agency of the majority of the Top 100 companies listed on the JSE.

Why insure with SHA?

  • We are the largest specialist Liability and Niche Underwriting Manager in South Africa.
  • With 30 years of excellence, SHA’s experience and expertise come together to tailor-make solutions for any sized business in any industry.
  • We constantly develop new products and technology to assist brokers in marketing and binding specialist insurance solutions for their clients.
  • We are the creators of South Africa’s premium online broker sales tool, the Pocket Underwriter (www.pocketunderwriter.co.za)
  • Our claims expertise at SHA is incomparable and takes into account the agency’s long history with South African specialist  knowledge.
  • We have an established network of insurance partners spanning across Africa, India and South East Asia.
  • We have one of the most experienced teams of single project PI and liability insurance professionals.
  • We are providers of instant, online quoting facilities (CLIQ).
  • We are providers of market updates and the latest legal developments in SA via social media platforms.


Through its ongoing commitment to compliance and a relentless focus on value-driven service delivery, Stalker Hutchison Admiral (SHA) has established itself as the largest liability underwriting managers for corporate clients across South Africa.

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The benefits of insuring with us

Santam is the insurer of choice for millions of South Africans countrywide. We help you be safe and stay safe – everywhere you go. If you need four more reasons to choose Insurance good and proper.

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Our innovative risk transfer includes:

  • Broadform general liability
  • Directors and Officers
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Clinical Trials
  • Motor
  • Personal accident and key man cover
  • Professional and Amateur Sports Insurance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Kidnap and Ransom
  • Cyber Crime
  • Commercial Crime
  • Blended passenger liability and Personal Accident
  • COID and RAF wraparound
  • Prize indemnity
  • Gradual Pollution
  • Product Recall, Contamination and Guarantee
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Mining Rescue

Contact details


T 011 731 3600
F 086 432 4507


T 031 203 4000
F 086 432 4501

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