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Our story

William Russell has been working with Dubai Insurance Company since 2006 to provide expat insurance for residents in Dubai and throughout the UAE. William Russell is a specialist provider of expat insurance around the world and Dubai Insurance Company is a respected company in the UAE and one of the first insurer companies to be authorised to carry insurance.

We’re your partner for expat insurance in Dubai

Our members trust us to deliver straightforward and affordable plans that cover their health, well-being and financial security, wherever they are. Plans that mean you’ll never have to let the unexpected stop you from following your dream. You likely already know that the expat journey follows the road less taken; but it’s a path you need not take alone.

About William Russell

Our story

Founded by Inez and James Cooper in 1992, William Russell has grown over the last 29 years from a family-run business to a leading provider of international health, life and income protection insurance.

Our plans

Our health, life, income protection, and personal accident plans are underwritten by Dubai Insurance Company, and reinsured by an insurance company in the Allianz group.

Our service

What sets us apart is our personal touch. We believe in named advisers not impersonal service, and straight, honest communication rather than pages of small print.

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Health insurance

Our health plans are designed for expats in Dubai, with different levels of cover to suit your budget. We work with hospitals and doctors in the UAE and across the world to offer you the best possible service.

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Life insurance

Getting the right life insurance cover can be difficult in the UAE, especially if you are not a permanent resident or naturalised citizen. With our life plans, you can also renew annually without fuss.

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Income protection

Financial security matters, regardless of where you’re living. With our income protection plan, you can receive a regular income benefit if you become unable to work due to an illness or injury. This way, you can protect the lifestyle of your family in the UAE.