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We provide consultancy services to a select group of clients around the world whose need for responsive investigation and forensic services, especially those with a complex or international dimension, often require highly personalised solutions. We use our global reach and proven capabilities to open doors that connect you to accomplished expert advisors and highly qualified professionals in all disciplines. Working closely with these contacts, we provide a sophisticated, reputable service suited to individual needs, utilising our extensive knowledge, so as to take advantage of the most appropriate opportunities.

Our intelligence and investigative specialists have unique insights into the management of many sectors, and often assist with decision making not usually addressed by general investigation agencies. We have the experience, organisational abilities and total commitment to service that combine these separate consultancy contacts into a highly effective plan specifically designed around your particular situation. It is also the case that, if you wish, we are always willing to work with your advisers. This allows us to fully identify solutions that match your precise requirements; an approach which gives further confidence in our services and recommendations.

Who We Are

The principals of Research Associates are highly qualified intelligence and forensic investigation professionals, with enormous expertise gained over many years. We are fully compliant with (and typically exceed) all regulatory and legislative requirements, as well as enjoying government recognition by virtue of our membership of prominent industry associations. Our staff, consultants and other specialist employees are also fully compliant, and our investigations personnel are Association of British Investigators (ABI) and Security Industry Authority (SIA) qualified in all appropriate fields, enjoying all relevant security clearances.

Our directors are Paul Hawkes and Martin Tomlins-Young, both of whom are industry recognised for their expertise and knowledge. They have frequently lectured on, and given talks about, industry matters, and have been responsible for specialist texts and events that have been widely respected. Journalists and media professionals have regularly consulted them as definitive authorities on their subject, and they have been the subject of numerous positive profile pieces in newspaper broadsheet and other media.