Forensic Document Examiner and Handwriting Expert
MNatSc (Chem) MSc MCSFS MAE
An expert witness with nearly 20 years' experience, Lis has worked at both Police and private laboratories undertaking criminal, civil and corporate work.
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The principal QDE office is equipped with standard equipment used in the forensic examination of documents. This includes:
Stereo microscope including digital camera attachment
Projectina Inspec 8s - for the examination of documents using infrared, ultraviolet and other specialised light sources. Images are captured electronically and can be included in reports
Projectina Docustat - electrostatic detection apparatus for the examination of documents for the presence of indented impressions
Typewriter measuring grids and DCS Typometer
Lightbox to allow examination of documents using transmitted light
Computer software includes Adobe Creative Cloud, including Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, together with standard office software.
Examinations are always best performed in the laboratory environment. However in the event of an examination off-site, portable equipment includes a flatbed scanner, a USB microscope, illuminated Regula magnifier and a Forensic Magnifier with integrated camera and specialised light sources.