Mark Rigby


Area of Expertise


Digital forensics >

Cellular Networks


Mobile phone forensics


Tablet computer forensics


With over 20 years’ experience in the Mobile Phone industry, 11 of which have been in the field of digital forensics, Mark is another of our most experienced digital forensic analysts specialising in the field of Cellular communications.


Mark’s work involves the recovery of data from all models of mobile phone, memory cards, satnavs, 

flash memory drives, modems, tablet computers and other portable electronic devices on behalf of both the prosecution and defence.


A highly experienced court reporting scientist Mark has on numerous occasions given expert witness evidence in the Crown, Magistrates and Coroners Courts. 


On a daily basis Mark provides specialised technical advice relating to the examination of electronic devices to law enforcement and to the legal profession.


Before joining Forensic Equity, Mark spent several years as a Technical Trainer for O2’s Mobile Phone Repair Centre attending Manufacturer’s courses and writing numerous training programmes regarding Cellular Network theory and the repair of Cellular equipment. 


His examinations and analyses are always conducted in full compliance with the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) best practice guidelines and the National Police Chiefs Council equivalent.

Committee Memberships

  • B-TEC Higher National Certificate in Electronic Engineering 

  • Associate Member of the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology).

  • Professional Member of the CSFS (Chartered Society of Forensic Science)

  • Internal Auditor for ISO 17025 (Digital Forensics)

Notable Work

  • Able to forensically repair faulty or damaged devices

  • Designed and wrote several in-house data analysis programs and automated scripts to recover additional data from devices

  • Reviewer of Forensic Software for Forensic Focus website.

  • Regularly reverse-engineers and analyses app databases to recover data from new or obscure apps which are not supported by forensic software.


“Thanks to your invaluable assistance, the case has been dropped.”

Solicitor, Quality Solicitors


Forensic Equity is one of the UK's largest providers of independent forensic science services.

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 With some of the most experienced scientists in Europe, our clients can be safe in the knowledge that they are benefiting from an unrivaled source of  expertise and the most robust scientific reporting.

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“I wanted to thank you and your team for the amazing efforts, work and speed with which you attended to the various queries that arose during the trial. After only 4 hours, the jury unanimously acquitted ‘M’ and convicted the co-defendant.

I personally am very grateful, especially as it made my task of dealing with certain issues easier and more professional.”

Barrister, Furnival Chambers


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