About us

Our Services

Griffin Forensics was founded in November 2006 to provide a high quality, cost-effective and jargon free digital investigation and data recovery service. We are a services-only business and the services which we provide are:


Mobile phone forensics

CCTV forensics and analysis

Portable SatNav Systems

Forensic data recovery

On-site data collection

Cell Site Analysis

Secure data destruction

Data recovery

Forensic Readiness

Griffin Forensics is here to help.

If you have a digital investigation or a data recovery requirement,
please contact us and we will be delighted to help.

01280 707190

Our Associates

We enjoy a good working relationship with the following company and invite you to contact them if they offer a service which you are looking for – please let them know that Griffin Forensics sent you:.

Griffin Security Group

Griffin Security Group are independent security consultants who provide a full range of security consultancy services based on ISO/IEC 17799:

information security, personnel security, physical security, technical security, risk assessments, business continuity planning, disaster recovery and crisis management to governments, commerce and industry around the world.

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Our Experts and 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 digital forensics expert witnesses in investigations including terrorism offences, murder, rape, theft, fraud, money laundering, IP theft, computer misuse, Internet piracy, trading standards offences, drug offences, grievous bodily harm, possession, making and distribution of illegal images of children and cruelty against children. Griffin Forensics undertakes work for both defence (including Legal Aid Agency funded cases) and prosecution clients and take instruction in civil proceedings.

Our Investigator is Chris Watts, although in addition we are able to call on the expertise of other practitioners in the areas of Technical Eave-dropping sweeps and Penetration Testing.

Chris Watts

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.

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Chris Watts

Chris served in the Royal Air Force for 23 years where he investigated computer misuse and computer security breaches. In 1995 he introduced a formal digital forensic capability into the RAF and remained the central point of contact for this discipline until his retirement in 1999. He entered commercial digital 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 and provided training on computer data recovery techniques, computer auditing, computer security, digital forensics, mobile phone forensics, computer investigations, computer viruses and computer maintenance from and to both military and commercial sources in the UK and abroad. Chris has, and continues to be, instructed as a digital forensics expert witness for the defence and the prosecution and is an experienced Single Joint Expert

Anthony Smith

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.