John leads Smith & Williamson’s Forensic Technology unit. He specialises in forensic computer investigations, including e-Disclosure, litigation support, fraud and money laundering investigations, intellectual property theft, and systems misuse.
John is experienced in providing litigation lawyers with a well-managed e-Disclosure service, which tackles excessive data volumes and meets budget requirements and tight time frames. He has carried out sensitive and cross border investigations, acted as an independent expert and also provided complex forensic computing evidence to the Magistrates, Crown and High Courts.
John has experience in both law enforcement and the private sector, initially working in computer forensics whilst he was a Detective in the Cheshire Constabulary’s Fraud Unit before moving to a major information management company and then a Big 4 accountancy firm.
First Forensic Forum (F3) of forensic computing practitioners, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), Society for Computers and Law (SCL)