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Our Experts and Expert Witness

Expert Witness


Our computer forensics experts are accredited in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, Waterlow's Expert Witness Register and The Expert Witness Directory. They have been instructed as computer forensics expert witnesses in investigations including terrorism offences, murder, rape, theft, fraud, money laundering, IP theft, child pornography, computer misuse, graffiti, Internet piracy, trading standards offences, Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy, drug offences, grievous bodily harm and cruelty against children. Griffin Forensics undertakes work for both defence (including Legal Service Commission funded cases) and prosecution clients and take instruction in civil proceedings.


Our Investigators - Chris Watts and Anthony Smith


Chris served as a Royal Air Force Policeman for 23 years where he was involved in the investigation of computer misuse and computer security breaches. He also introduced a formal computer forensic capability into the RAF and remained the central point of contact for this discipline until his retirement in 1999. He entered commercial computer forensics at Vogon International Ltd in January 1999 and, at the time of Vogon's closure in December 2006; Chris was the Computer Investigations Manager.


He has received training on computer data recovery techniques, computer auditing, computer security, computer forensics, computer investigations, computer viruses and computer maintenance from both military and commercial sources. Chris has been instructed as a computer forensics expert witness for the defence and the prosecution and is an experienced Single Joint Expert.


Anthony (Tony) joined Vogon International Ltd in 2001 where he was employed as a Data Recovery Engineer performing data recovery duties and providing forensic processing support to the computer forensic department. At Vogon his work mainly concerned the recovery of data from damaged or corrupt storage media and file-systems. From 2007 till 2010 Tony worked in various forensic analyst and forensic consultant roles where his work included converting data to a human readable format, forensic imaging and supporting police forces with the execution of search warrants. In 2011 Tony joined our team where he is employed as a forensic investigator and data recovery expert.


Our Analyst and Mobile Phone Expert - Elizabeth England


Elizabeth was previously a development technician for a pharmaceutical company before entering the world of data recovery and computer forensics with Vogon International Ltd in 2002. She is responsible for the acquisition of mobile phone and sat nav data, the forensic images of computer media, data recoveries (including forensic data recoveries) and the analysis of computer data. Liz has received training in data recovery, the acquisition of mobile telephone SIM card and handset data, computer investigations and the handling of evidence.


Further Information


If you require further information about how our expert witnesses can assist your investigation please call 01280 707190 or eMail info@griffinforensics.com.