Power & Energy Failures in power generation equipment can lead to large re-instatement costs, but because the timescales for reinstatement can be large the business interruption costs can often be the greatest contributor to the total loss. Read More
Contamination & Pollution Most of our contamination losses are commercial, although on occasions we have been called in on large or particularly complex domestic losses. We are experienced in many types of contamination assessment. Read More
Shipping & Marine Shipping and marine incidents are among the most costly, both in terms of the damage to the vessel and cargo lost as well as the resulting loss in revenue. Read More

Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has always been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients.

About Us

Hawkins is a well established and well respected firm of forensic scientists that investigates the full range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems (see Services).

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines (see History).

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic Preview
  • Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

We also handle many obscure investigations. If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Hawkins supports inaugural Asia Power Forum in Singapore

26th Jun 2017

Hawkins is proud to have been a sponsor of the inaugural Asia Power Forum, which was held in Singapore in April 2017, and welcomed attendees from around the globe.The event, attended by Hawkins’ experts David Rose, Graham Cooper and Nick Ashby, provided ...

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Hawkins continues to support 3-time British Water Polo League winners

2nd Jun 2017

The Liverpool Lizards won the British Water Polo League for the third year in a row after beating rivals City of Manchester 5-3 in the final held at Gloucester on 19th March.To celebrate the win, the Hawkins sponsored team delivered a tongue-in-cheek ...

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Bristol Forensic Fun Day receives excellent feedback

17th May 2017

Our Bristol office recently hosted a group of clients from Cunningham Lindsey and Covéa at our latest Forensic Fun Day.The day started with a brief presentation about Hawkins and the services we offer, followed by a trip to our secure exhibit store, ...

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Hong Kong office host loss adjuster seminars

2nd May 2017

Our team in Hong Kong recently spent the day delivering seminars to over 35 loss adjusters from various clients including McLarens, Crawfords and Cunningham Lindsey.Sessions covered topics such as accident investigation, how to make the most out of your ...

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AXA away day at Hawkins

28th Apr 2017

A team from AXA Corporate Claims in Ipswich recently held an away day at our office in Cambridge.The team held their own workshops in the morning, making use of the two meeting rooms we have on site. Following a lunch where they were able to meet some ...

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