Forensic Assessment was founded in 1994 and has provided a top class, high quality and comprehensive range of forensic services to the Legal Profession for over 24 years.
Expertise includes: DNA profiling, blood pattern analyses, footwear marks, fabric impressions, tool marks, fingerprints, handwriting comparison, document examination, all aspects of drug cases including drug valuations and usage issues, legal classification of firearms and ammunition, firearm discharge residue, Arson cases including associated laboratory work, particulate material (eg glass) and fibre transfer issues, alcohol back calculations, drug drive matters, cell site analyses, mobile phone forensics, computer forensics, social network forensics, toxicology, and medical issues such as wounds, bruising, abrasions, lacerations, and incised injuries.
Our primary clients are Criminal Defence Solicitors, although we are also instructed by other Solicitors, businesses and individuals to provide a 100% independent forensic consultancy / service in both criminal and civil cases, as well as disciplinary and family issues.
Our wide spectrum of forensic experts are each recognised within their respective disciplines in terms of their concise and fully up to date knowledge of their technical skills & expertise, expert report preparation skills, and of course witness skills within the Courtroom. Our experts, who each have between 16 – 35 years experience in their respective fields of expertise, have successfully challenged Forensic evidence in many cases, provided Forensic evidence in cases where no such evidence was sought by the Prosecution, and in many other cases we have also considered Forensic evidence in light of accounts provided by defendants. Our experts will readily have a telephone conversation with a Solicitor or Barrister to discuss Forensic issues in a particular case both within and outside normal working hours.
We have primary offices in Coventry (West Midlands), Preston (Lancashire), and Dundee (Scotland), and several satellite offices in other geographic regions, which allow us to provide forensic science services throughout the UK, including Ireland.