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Forensic Expertise
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Keith Borer Consultants provides high quality independent forensic science consultancy in criminal, civil, family and disciplinary matters.

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Forensic Expertise when you need it

Keith Borer Consultants provides high quality independent forensic science consultancy in criminal, civil, family and disciplinary matters.

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Instruct the Experts


Our Forensic Scientists are expert witnesses and are instructed by a range of customers to examine the strength and reliability of evidence and report on it at court.

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Police forces
  • Companies
  • Private individuals

Our Services

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A Wealth of Experience


Keith Borer Consultants has been providing forensic consultancy and expert witness services since 1980. In 2015 Keith Borer Consultants became part of Orchid Cellmark Ltd, gaining access to a large range of accredited laboratory and analytical facilities.

Our Team

Internationally Recognised


Although based in the UK, Keith Borer Consultants can carry out detailed forensic casework across the globe.  The majority of time, this can be done without the need to travel.  In today’s digital age, distance really isn’t a barrier, with evidential files, photographs and working notes being shared easily, quickly and securely.  Our experts can provide court testimony through video link.

Should you prefer a scientist to attend in person, we can examine crime scenes or accident loci, visit the relevant forensic laboratory and give oral evidence at court.  We will work with you to make this as cost effective as possible.

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About Us

Our process is to establish with you an appropriate and cost effective forensic approach to your case which can be achieved within the available timescale. We pride ourselves on being able to respond quickly to instructions and in providing high quality, independent forensic advice in a format that suits you.

Testimonials

Reliable, professional & very helpful. Helen Davey is a class act.

Solicitor, August 2021 (DNA report)

Quick response with quote and report.

Solicitor, August 2021 (DNA report)

Great communication, very informative and quick turnaround.

Solicitor, August 2021 (Handwriting Report)

Quick and easy service. Clear and concise statement provided by the expert.

Private instruction, September 2021 (Toxicology Report)

Extremely efficient in all respects.

Solicitor, August 2021 (Computing Report)

Many thanks for the report, which is excellent.

Solicitor, August 2021 (Handwriting Report)

Swift and timely report – kept in touch throughout the process – happy to discuss the matter further over the phone.

Solicitor, August 2021 (DNA Report)

Superlative quality of experts and understanding of the particular challenges facing solicitors’ firms.

Solicitor, July 2021 (Drugs Report)

Helpfulness from always timely, pleasant and helpful first contact to conclusion of case.

Solicitor, July 2021 (Drugs Report)

Recently listened to a podcast of one of the experts and was impressed with content.

Solicitor, July 2021

Gregg Beatson was professional, knowledgeable and gave his opinion well.

Counsel, June 2021 (Collision Investigation Report)

Please pass on my thanks to Ross Donnelly for everything - top job!

Counsel, July 2021 (Computer Report)

Ross Donnelly has been so helpful and professional at all times. We haven’t enough positive things to say about him.

Solicitor, July 2021 (Computing Report)

Speedy quotes and timely delivery of reports.

Solicitor, August 2021 (Drink Drive Report)

Reliable and excellent communication to ensure that the work requested can be undertaken and processed efficiently.

Solicitor, August 2021 (Cell Site Analysis Report)

Simon Bunter was excellent in evidence and dealt with the cross examination very well. He was adept at handling the questions and was professional in his delivery. He was well prepared and thorough.

Barrister, May 2021 (Fingerprint Report)

Good communication, fast quote and service of report.

Solicitor, May 2021 (Alcohol BAC Calculation Report)

Prompt responses, excellent experts.

Solicitor, May 2021 (Handwriting Report)

Excellent knowledge. Good turn around speed and communication.

Solicitor, May 2021 (DNA Report)

Provided very comprehensive response to initial enquiry which guided what we needed.

Solicitor, May 2021 (Fire Investigation Report)

I am impressed by the efficiency and quality of the reports. You are always my first port of call.

Solicitor, May 2021 (Computing Report)

Judge gave favourable comments on Dr Ash's balanced approach.

Barrister, June 2021 (RTA Report)

Mr Appleby’s report and the way in which he broke complex issues down was very much appreciated and greatly assisted in my cross-examination. I would also have no hesitation in seeking his expert guidance again in the future.

Barrister, June 2021 (DNA Report)

Nigel Cook was incredibly thorough, professional and responded to my emails/questions very promptly.

Barrister, June 2021 (Imagery Report)

Mr Prime was very good at court in explaining concepts to the jury and presenting his evidence. I would have no hesitation in using him again and recommending him to others.

Barrister, June 2021 (Collision Investigation Report)

Can I just say Mr Brown was very good, he explained all the relevant issues, which can be complicated, and also explained them to the Court.

Solicitor, June 2021 (Toxicology Report)

Past experience has taught us that KBC is the go-to expert witness service.

Solicitor, March 2021 (Imagery Report)

I find your service prompt, efficient and helpful. Alan Henderson was particularly helpful and rang me to discuss issues. I was able to understand clearly what he was outlining and think he will be an asset to the defence case.

Solicitor, April 2021 (Fire Investigation Report)

I always choose you because of the fast, efficient and excellent work you do.

Solicitor, April 2021 (Fire Investigation Report)

Friendly, approachable, amenable, accommodating, professional.

Instructing party, April 2021 (Footwear Mark Comparison Report)

I chose KBC because it has a good reputation and the price is very fair.

Private client, April 2021 (Toxicology Report)

Mr Fagan was readily available to answer queries very promptly and worked to a tight time limit. He was also extremely helpful in trying circumstances surrounding a refusal by the prosecution to release exhibits.

Solicitor, April 2021 (DNA Profiling Report)

Good admin - chasing up correspondence - quick preparation of report - easy access to expert for clarification purposes.

Solicitor, April 2021 (Cell Site Analysis Report)

Mrs Morley was very good and a strong defence witness.

Solicitor, April 2021 (Toxicology Report)

Very impressed; would use again.

Barrister, April 2021

Mrs Allan was most informative and provided explanations where required. A very professional attitude.

Private Client, March 2021 (Handwriting Report)

Always provide detailed quotes to assist with applying for authority from LAA. Quick response and good communication.

Solicitor, March 2021 (DNA Profiling Report)

We have used your company numerous times and have always received very well written and easy to understand reports.

Solicitor, March 2021 (DNA Report)

Clear advice given by Mrs Caramiello at the start; and very prompt response.

Private Client, March 2021 (Handwriting Report)

Report well presented. Concise and precise.

Solicitor, February 2021 (Alcohol BAC Calculation Report)

Provided helpful information above and beyond what was expected.

Solicitor, February 2021 (Firearms Report)

Your reports and maps were extremely helpful.

Barrister, February 2021 (Cell Site Analysis Report)

I am extremely grateful to you for all your work on this case, in particular your prompt and helpful responses to my repeated requests.

Barrister, February 2021 (Cell Site Analysis)

Mr Frost has been a great help in this case and we really appreciate his assistance.

Solicitor, February 2021 (Cell Site Analysis Report)

Thank you very much once again for your excellent service.

Solicitor, March 2021 (Mobile Phone Report)

There are always speedy responses to our instructions and questions asked. It is helpful to be provided an estimated time frame for the service of reports as we can make the appropriate arrangements with the Court date, should this be listed before the reports are due to be served, we can also inform the client of the same.

Solicitor, January 2021 (Toxicology Report)

We have used your services on many previous occasions to complete similar work. You always provide the cheapest estimate and respond quicker than any other service provider we have contacted for the purposes of Legal Aid.

Solicitor, January 2021 (Toxicology Report)

Website was very informative. First contact was knowledgeable and efficient. I was not constantly hassled to confirm whether you would be instructed! The report was delivered in record time - very impressed!

Solicitor, January 2021 (Drink Drive Report)