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.

Read More

Latest News

Hong Kong Maritime Week

15th Jan 2018

In November, our team in Hong Kong participated in a number of events as part of the Hong Kong Maritime Week.The 5th Asia Marine Insurance Conference, held on the 20th and 21st of November, had some 170 insurers, shipowners, and risk experts exchanging ...

Read More

I Love Claims

9th Jan 2018

James Kingham, one of our Mechanical Engineers, and Graeme Drysdale, Business Development Manager exhibited at the annual “I Love Claims Conference” held in November at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.This is a fantastic event with technical speakers presenting ...

Read More

Hawkins host over 100 for annual CPD event

5th Jan 2018

Over 100 attendees joined us at Trinity House in London for our annual drinks reception and CPD event.This year, talks were given on lithium-ion batteries and the problems they can face, fires in white goods, and subsidence in buildings. Following the ...

Read More

Singapore office move

1st Jan 2018

Our team in Singapore has moved to a new office. As of 1st January 2018, our new address will be:Hawkins & Associates3 Pickering Street#01-66Singapore048660Our telephone number has changed to (+65) 6202 9280, and our fax number to (+65) 6202 9281. ...

Read More

Hawkins expands its team of experts

6th Nov 2017

Over the summer we welcomed seven experts into our growing team. Of the recent expansion, Managing Director Andrew Moncrieff said, “We have just completed our most ambitious ever round of recruitment and now have the resources we need to continue ...

Read More

Contact Us