Expert Witness & Forensic Science Advice

The Forensic Group Ltd is an independent forensic science consultancy based in New Zealand. We work on the critical principle that expert evidence

should be fully, fairly, accurately and transparently reported in

accordance with international standards and with recognition

of its limitations. First and foremost, the duty of the

expert is to the court.

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Read more about the strategic partnership between

investigation and forensic science.

What sets us ahead of the rest?

We aim to provide the most comprehensive independent forensic science consultancy to New Zealand and beyond using our national and international working relationships and networks.

All experts and consultants of The Forensic Group are fully trained and qualified with many years’ experience in expert witness work and case investigation. We prepare our reports to a high standard with the NZ High Court Code of Conduct for Expert Witnesses as the minimum baseline. We understand the importance of clarity and endeavour to make seemingly complex issues understandable to lay audiences.

Contact us today to discuss case issues and queries.

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Forensic Science and the Law

A guide for Police, Lawyers and Expert Witnesses explains different aspects of forensic science in a non-technical way to give the non-scientist the tools and starting point to understand the most common forensic science issues raised during the investigation and litigation stages of criminal and traffic proceedings.

Peter Williams QC, foreword:

This veracious text book is in my opinion the most erudite and comprehensive work of its kind ever to be published in New Zealand. It provides essential reading not only for lawyers and judges but also for a whole raft of specialised people needing forensic guidance … I have practiced as an advocate in the criminal courts for over 50 years and my regret is that this valuable text book was not earlier available.