In civil litigation, a means is provided for compelling the preservation of evidence held by a party, where there is reasonable belief that the party may destroy such evidence. These orders were, in Australia, formerly known as Anton Piller Orders, and are today known as Search Orders.
Practice Directions regarding Search Orders include:
These practice directions provide for preserving digital evidence by the inclusion of an "Independent Computer Expert" in the search party.
Our evidence has been used as a basis of successfully applying for and being granted such orders. In separate matters we have been appointed as an Independent Computer Expert in the execution of Search Orders and other warrants.
We provide expert services in relation to the execution of search orders and and other warrants: