23rd November 2017
DNA Legal is the leading provider of hair drug and alcohol services to the UK family courts. We were asked to intervene by The Honourable Mr Justice Peter Jackson in a recent high court case to help the court understand how testing should be conducted and the limitations of testing.
The result saw DNA Legal receive great praise for leading the industry in terms of accuracy and precision, something which is strongly behind... Read More
6th November 2017
***UPDATE - 29th November 2017***
DNA Legal are now able to receive samples from Uganda and other affected countries of the Marburg Virus
An outbreak of a deadly virus which is similar to Ebola has broken out in Uganda, concerned health chiefs have announced. Reports suggest that this has spread across the world.
The Marburg virus is a hemorrhagic fever virus of the Filoviridae ... Read More
27th October 2017
Hair testing for cocaine and other common drugs of abuse is regularly used in child and family law cases across to the world to allow courts to establish a change in drug abuse patterns. However there exists some confusion as to what the testing offers and what its limitations are.
DNA Legal, along with two other leading testing firms, were asked by The Honourable Mr Justice Peter Jackson to intervene in the case of Re H. Together... Read More
30th June 2017
DNA Legal’s head of toxicology, Dr. Salah Briedi, attended the Annual Society of Hair Testing Conference which was held in Cardiff over the course of three days; 12-14 June.
The conference has a large focus on the interpretation of results that organisations and scientists provide to their clients. DNA Legal was recognised for the simple approach they take when relaying results to clients, making sure that the whole testing process is... Read More
21st February 2017
On 9th February, an annual children’s conference took place in Bristol, held by St. Johns Chambers which is designed to update lawyers and the legal profession on a wide range of topical issues regarding their professional lives.
DNA legal were invited to provide a detailed talk on the new critical updates in the field of forensic toxicology, including an update on the importance of drug and alcohol testing in the family court. St John's... Read More