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Our Principal Consultant

Dr Paul Hunton CEng, BSc, MSc, D.Prof, FBCS

Dr Paul Hunton is the principal technical consultant and Managing Director at Hunton Woods. Paul is an accomplished computer forensic investigator and expert technical witness who has specialised in the investigation, examination and development of computer systems and computer networks for more than 18 years. Prior to founding Hunton Woods Limited, Paul spent over 20 years in UK law enforcement and worked extensively as a technical investigation specialist. He has a highly technical background spanning the disciplines of software engineering, computer and mobile data networks, the Internet, electronic document and data systems, databases, technical infrastructure and computer forensic science. His technical skills are further broadened having also spent several years as a professional and academic researcher working at the forefront in the design and development of large-scale computer data integration and analysis systems for business and criminal intelligence.

Paul has a wealth of industry experience having been involved in numerous technical investigations ranging from serious international criminal cases to complex civil disputes. He has provided evidence as an expert technical witness in civil legal proceedings and criminal cases for both the prosecution and the defence, and also as a single joint expert. As an expert witness, Paul holds three academic degrees in computing including a professional doctorate in Business Intelligence Systems and Data Integration and Analysis Technologies. He is also an accredited Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).

Paul is a published academic specialising in the field of cybercrime investigation and digital evidence recovery. He is a former member of the Professional Board for the journal of Computer Law and Security Review and his current academic research is focused on cybercrime and the digital forensic practices of securing reliable and robust technical evidence within a legal process. Paul is a university guest lecturer having recently taught topics including computer forensics, cybercrime, Internet investigation and expert witness report writing.

Further details about Dr Paul Hunton including his current CV and case highlights can be found at

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