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Boots on the ground for the legal industry

What use is a legal document when it doesn’t reach the person in question? Step forward the not-so-shady men in trench coats and trilbies, writes our anonymous private investigator

27 June 2017

Someone is refusing to appear in court and has fled their home in hopes of avoiding the summons. Your client needs evidence for a co-habitation dispute. A parent has absconded with a child in joint custody and disappeared. A desk full of forms isn’t usually the best way to solve these quandaries.

I’ve been servicing these needs for over 30 years; being the ‘boots on the ground’ that ensure the legal industry works as designed. The history of the company is a veritable smorgasbord of the areas that reside slightly out of reach for solicitors. I’m a private investigator.

The image of private investigators as shady men in trench coats and trilbies, working in the grey area between legal and illegal simply isn’t how we operate in modern times. This, along with a general ignorance and fear of an industry that isn’t regulated has soured th...

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