Summary of Evidence Types
The following is a list of evidence types with which we can assist. Please note, the list is not exhaustive. If you need advice on a matter which is not included, please contact us for further information.

  • Alcohol matters including:
    • “hip flask”
    • “laced drinks”
    • statutory defence
    • failure to provide
    • post-incident consumption
    • determination of alcohol elimination rates
    • likely alcohol concentration at the time of an offence
  • Analysis of body fluids for drugs, alcohol content, DNA profiling
  • Blood distribution analyisis
  • Hairs
  • Fibres
  • Glass
  • Paint
  • Damage caused by weapons (non-medical, ie clothing)
  • Firearms
  • Fires and arson
  • Toolmarks
  • Fabric and glove marks
  • Footwear marks
  • Fingerprints
  • Analysis of unknown substances
  • Road traffic incidents and accidents
  • Examination of vehicles for mechanical defects
  • CCTV
  • Drugs cultivation and abuse
  • Identification of vehicles from recovered debris
  • Tachograph analysis
  • Firearms discharge residues
  • Poisoning
  • Handwriting and documents


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