specialists in
DNA testing
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Accredited by the UK Accreditation Service to the ISO 17025 international Standard for paternity, maternity, family relationship and sibling testing.
Accredited by the Ministry of Justice to carry out parentage tests directed by the civil courts in England and Wales under Section 20 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969.
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Accredited to:
ISO/IEC 17025:2005

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Anglia DNA is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to offer a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course, "The Use of DNA Testing in Legal Practice".

This course has been developed by Anglia DNA's Laboratory Director, Dr Thomas Haizel,and Legal Affairs Specialist, Mrs Jacqueline L Paton LLB. 

Dr Haizel has extensive experience of DNA testing and both are experts in the use of DNA testing within legal practice. The course has been designed for solicitors and professionals who wish to gain an understanding of the use of DNA testing in cases involving paternity and other family relationship issues.

Professionals attending the course will gain:

  • an introduction to DNA testing
  • an overview of the use of DNA testing for legal purposes
  • an explanation of paternity and family relationship (for example, sibling) testing in relation to legal practice an understanding of the wording used in reports generated from DNA testing
  • an overview of some of the problems and limitations of DNA testing an overview of the consent and ethical issues related to DNA testing
  • a guide to some of the current and most useful DNA information resources available to legal professionals
  • a forum to ask questions and discuss related topics

We offer flexible arrangements to suit your needs. 

The course is regularly held at a variety of locations across the UK, including London, Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol.

As well as offering the course to attendees at scheduled venues, we are also pleased to offer our in-house tailored service to professionals within your firm or local authority.  

The course gives excellent value for money with discounts for group bookings. 

Courses offered in-house are costed on an individual basis. 

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your CPD needs and answer any questions you may have about the course. 

Contact us now to find out more.


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