Specialist Forensic Services
Since its inception in 1977, Research Associates has methodically expanded its forensic services offering, resulting in a unique and exhaustive database of accredited forensic specialists and expert witnesses. We provide cost-efficient, state-of-the-art forensic solutions to the legal profession and corporations as well as private individuals. Our hugely experienced forensic specialists use cutting-edge scientific methods and objective processes to examine, weigh, and explain physical and digital evidence in line with court-admissible protocol.
Research Associates’ robust and comprehensive forensic database allows us to provide relevant forensic specialists for any circumstance and investigation across any discipline. Additionally, Research Associates is highly experienced in liaising with solicitors and barristers and has the ability to supply expert witnesses to provide testimony in private, civil or criminal court cases. With over four decades of experience providing forensic and investigative services, we are highly seasoned in matching clients with vetted experts who are proficient in bringing an early and effective resolution to disputes via high-quality evidence within court-admissible reports.
Range of Services
Our forensic services capabilities range from document examination and expert witness services to electronic discovery and data analysis. They can be seamlessly integrated into our broader investigation services, whether relating to complex fraud, corruption, bribery, cybercrime or any other matter requiring expert forensic investigation. Research Associates also boasts unparalleled legal access to covert asset-searching techniques designed explicitly for fraud investigations and a unique network of former police fraud officers experienced in escalating with the police and judiciary.
Research Associates chooses forensic laboratories for their commitment to delivering the highest quality results with prompt turnaround times and absolute discretion. Where appropriate, the recognised quality standard (ISO 9001:2015) is a requirement. Research Associates thoroughly scrutinises the quality of systems and procedures of all laboratories, ensuring all scientific work (including the preparation of reports) is carried out to meticulous and consistently controlled standards and principles. This guarantees that evidence obtained through our forensic services is robust and stands up to examination in court.
Due to the complex and sensitive nature of forensic investigations, we suggest you call and speak with us before commencing any assignment. By talking through the outline of your current circumstance in confidence and asking just a few non-intrusive questions, we will gain a comprehensive understanding of your requirements and how we can help. Furthermore, this will enable us to give you an idea of how we work and a clear plan of action, costs and turnaround times, allowing you to decide whether you wish to instruct us.