Special Projects: Bespoke Intelligence Solutions

At Research Associates, we understand that some endeavours extend beyond the conventional scope of investigation and intelligence. Our Special Projects division is dedicated to offering bespoke solutions for our discerning clients. Based in the heart of London, we leverage our extensive network and expertise to manage and execute projects with precision, discretion, and unwavering attention to detail.

Why Choose Us?

  • Global Reach, Local Insight: Our operations span the globe, yet our knowledge and expertise are deeply rooted in local intelligence. Whether your project demands insights from the far corners of the world or nuanced understanding of a local context, we stand uniquely positioned to deliver.
  • Tailored Approach: We recognise the uniqueness of each assignment. Our team meticulously crafts strategies and solutions tailored to the specific objectives and requirements of your project, ensuring outcomes that are not just successful, but also exceed expectations.
  • Utmost Discretion: Confidentiality and discretion are the cornerstones of our work. We offer unique and pragmatic structures to safeguard the privacy of our clients and the integrity of their projects with the highest standards of security and professionalism.

Our Expertise

  • Strategic Intelligence Gathering: From geopolitical analysis to competitive intelligence, our capabilities extend to gathering and interpreting the information that drives successful decision-making.
  • Risk Management and Mitigation: Navigating uncertainties with foresight and expertise. We help you identify potential risks and devise strategies to mitigate them, protecting your interests and your assets.
  • Specialised Investigations: Whether it’s due diligence for high-stake transactions or addressing sensitive internal matters, our investigative prowess ensures clarity and ultimate peace of mind.

Contact Research Associates for Bespoke Intelligence Solutions

We invite you to discover how Research Associates can enhance your strategic capabilities with our specialised services, which blend clever, age old techniques with bleeding edge AI capability. For an initial discussion about your project’s specific needs and how we can tailor our expertise to meet them, please contact us. Let us help you turn your challenges into opportunities.

Reach out to us directly through our secure contact form. Your inquiry will be handled with utmost confidentiality. Or, if you prefer a more personal touch, call us at +44 20 7243 1000. Let’s start the conversation about your next project.

In an ever-changing world, Research Associates is your steadfast partner for intelligence and investigation. Based in London, but with a reach that spans the globe, we are where you need us, when you need us.

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How It Works

Our Investigation Process

We offer a confidential consultation, tailored investigation strategy, and rapid, detailed reporting.


Contact Us

Get in touch for a FREE, no-obligation, private consultation. Discuss your circumstances, the obstacles you encounter, and the objectives you aim to fulfill through your investigation.


Set the Plan

We will propose a tailor-made approach and specific tactics for your situation, utilising our extensive array of services. Transparent pricing will be provided, and your plan will be agreed upon before we proceed with the investigation.


Get the Information

Our expert private investigators will carry out a discreet, comprehensive, and professional investigation, providing a detailed report within 24 hours of completion, ensuring you have a clear understanding of the findings.


Credible Legal Investigation

Research Associates is proud to be associated with prestigious organisations in the field of investigation and forensic sciences. As a distinguished member of the UK’s Association of British Investigators, we uphold the highest standards of professional conduct and ethical practices.

Furthermore, our affiliation with The Institute of Professional Investigators and the World Association of Detectives Inc. underscores our commitment to global excellence in the investigative industry.

We also take pride in our membership with the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, which demonstrates our dedication to advancing forensic science and maintaining the highest level of expertise in our field.

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    Meet the Team

    Leadership Team

    Paul Hawkes

    Director (MD) / Principal Investigator

    Martin Tomlins-Young

    Director / Senior Investigator

    Harry Gottlieb

    Director / Senior Investigator