About Briggs & Holmes

Briggs & Holmes is a division of the PPE Security Group specializing in Investigations and Process serving throughout the UK, and Internationally.

Although only launched in 2018 Briggs and Holmes is forged out of 60 years experience between its two lead investigators.

Briggs and Holmes has offices in Central London & Poole in Dorset, with expert Investigators positioned throughout the UK.

Our Mission

We strive to accomplish outstanding service on every case we accept. Delivering the number one Full Service Legal Support Agency in the UK is our absolute focus. Our Investigators are here to serve you, our most valued client, 24 hours a day, 364 days a year.


  • Can anyone use your services?

    Yes absoluteley. We work with a wide range of clients; individuals, businesses, etc.

  • Is your expertise expensive?

    For many services we work on a no success/no fee model, whereas for other services we charge an industry standard fee.

  • Will anyone know I'm using you?

    Certainly and unequivacally NOT. We work to the highest standards of privacy and you can rest assured your case confidentiality is ultra safe with us.

Meet the Briggs & Holmes Lead Investigators

Investigator Profile

Patrick has worked in the security industry for 25+ years, and as a Close Protection Officer (Bodyguard) operated to the highest level. Utilising the skills he aquired planning protection assignments he has now migrated that knowledge and crossed over into Private Investigation. Highly competent in all levels of investigation, Patrick is currently specialising in surveillance and is a member of the Association of British investigators (ABI).

Investigator Profile

Paul is a former Metropolitan Police Officer, having spent 15 years on the force, he has ammassed a vast knowledge and experience working within various crime squads and regional crime squads within the Capital. For the last 20 years Paul has operated within the private security industries, and as a security advisor for many high profile clients. Paul has now also adapted himself to utilise decades of core experience to Private Investigation.

All of our ABI accredited Investigators are rigorously screened via Disclosure Scotland. We are fully insured, are in good financial probity, we conform to the Data Protection legislation and absolutely have impeccable references. Our ABI accredited investigators were interviewed face-to-face, and are subject to independent disciplinary procedures.

Our organisation prides itself on absolute confidentiality, and precise, discreet operation that is effective, but not cost prohibitive. As a "full service" agency we have worked with many differing clients from around the UK & Europe, all of which atest to our outstanding abilities, from Solicitors & Legal pro's, to local Businesses, Local Authorities, Corporations, Insurance companies and Private Clients, all choose us to work with. We have a team of investigators from key previous employment backgrounds including ex Military, Police, and Customs officers.

As a valued client of Briggs & Holmes your absolute satisfaction is our single most highest priority and we would be delighted to hear from you. Please use the contact form to email an enquiry, or alternatively call us at your earliest convenience for a private and confidential one to one conversation, at a time that suits you.