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handl group, acquires leading provider of expert witness services

handl group, the group holding company that owns brands such as Speed Medical Examination Services, Corporé, The Treatment Network and Medical Legal Appointments (MLA), has announced the acquisition of Foresight Clinical Services Ltd. Foresight will become a new subsidiary that is wholly owned and managed by handl.

Foresight Clinical Services is an industry-leading nationwide provider of expert witness services specialising in criminal and family legal matters. Dedicated to helping legal professionals put forward strong, expertly underpinned courtroom cases, the company provides expert witnesses in the full breadth of legal cases to local authorities, solicitors and private clients. With over a decade of experience, its nationwide panel of witnesses covers the UK and a huge range of medical, psychological, psychiatric, forensic accountancy and forensic IT disciplines.

The move reinforces handl’s commitment to providing the UK’s leading medical evidence proposition and extends its reach to address a new sector of legal professionals, covering a wider customer base across the legal landscape. Harnessing handl’s expertise in the management of expert witnesses and with support from the board of Directors, the intention is to accelerate Foresight’s exciting growth plans.

“The acquisition of Foresight offers an exciting opportunity for handl to strengthen and expand its service offering in the provision of quality medical evidence and supply chain management. This strategic move also provides the group with further opportunity to innovate around technology to meet the future requirements of our varied and changing customer base.”
Graham Pulford, Group Managing Director, handl

“handl’s acquisition of Foresight Medical Evidence provides a major growth opportunity with the investment and structure required to take the business to the next level.”
Andrew Hughes, Foresight Clinical Services Ltd Founder

This is effective from Wednesday 20th June 2018.

For more information about Foresight Clinical Services Ltd please visit:
www.foresightclinicalservices.co.uk