Posts by DNA Legal

Proof of Paternity for Immigration: New Law Changes

A recent change in British nationality law means that being named as the father on a birth certificate will no longer be enough to prove paternity in immigration cases where the parents are not married. The change was introduced in September 2015 by the British Nationality (Proof of Paternity... Read More

13th June 2016

The Dangers of Drug Abuse and Addiction

The misuse of illicit drugs can cause varying risks to your health, both psychologically and physically on a short and long term basis. The long-term dangers include: Addiction Depression Liver failure and kidney damage Unpredictable behaviour, which can: Lead to injuries and... Read More

6th June 2016

UK Government ban on legal highs: What you need to know

Drug Testing

What is it? The Psychoactive Substances Act was due to come into effect on 6th April 2016, but this has since been delayed to at least May. The act aims to ban any substance that is capable of producing a psychoactive effect, there are, however, a list of exemptions of everyday substances, such... Read More

21st April 2016
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Interview: Kate Francis, Head of Collections

Interviews

Kate Francis has been a member of the DNA Legal team for nearly six years, accumulating expert knowledge of all testing procedures and regulations. She oversees our collection network, spanning 4,000 sites in over 200 countries. Her thorough approach ensures that our sample collectors... Read More

11th March 2015
Blog

Interview: Michelle Underwood, Head of Compliance

Interviews

Michelle Underwood oversees all DNA Legal operations, ensuring procedures are followed and we maintain the highest levels of result accuracy. She has a strong background in forensics, and here she explains her pivotal role in more detail. What's your background, and how did you come to... Read More

4th March 2015

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