Surelock has a dedicated, highly skilled, and experienced team of professional private investigators and security consultants that work across London and the UK.

A little bit about our Experts

We are corporate members of The Association of British Investigators (ABI).

The experience and expertise you will find under the Surelock umbrella is second to none. Founded by highly commended former senior Metropolitan Police officer Roy Herridge QPM, and now managed by Ron Harrison President of the ABI. Surelock’s directors, consultants and operatives are drawn from a variety of disciplines, including the police, fire service, military, and private and public sector. We also have several retired senior Scotland Yard detectives who have been involved in complex and high-level investigations over the course of many years. This pooling of talent and experience puts Surelock in a unique position.

Highly Qualified

As members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group, we have expertise in this field and have specifically trained investigators to assist with merchandise and branding identification as well as recovery. We are currently responsible for assisting in the seizure of £million’s worth of counterfeit goods each year.

Professional but Personable

Above all else, we pride ourselves on providing a very personable and accessible service. We do not speak in jargon, and we are conscious that we are often dealing with very sensitive and difficult situations. Over the years we have liaised and dealt with everyone from law enforcement agencies to victims of crimes and we believe that your experience of us should be exceptional from the very first phone call that you make to us. We want to make a difference and we understand the need for total confidentiality.

Matching our expertise to your requirements

Wherever you are and whatever issue you are faced with, we can ensure the best trained and vetted operative is assigned to your case. You will always be kept up to date and informed about the nature and progress of any work we do on your behalf, and you will be provided with an easy to understand but comprehensive report of our findings.

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Why Use a Private Investigator?

There are many investigative companies nowadays offering a whole range of services, some with a great deal of experience and others sadly with little, that is why when you entrust your investigation into the hands of a private company you should first see if they are members of a credible body such as The Association of British Investigators (ABI).


Surelock, was founded in the 1990’s by Roy Herridge a highly respected senior detective officer in the Police who was awarded the Queen Police Medal for 34 years’ service to the Capital, with a wealth of experience in dealing with major violent crimes such as murder and rape, Now managed by Ron Harrison current President of the ABI.


Our fraud investigators have over 30 years’ experience in the Police and have worked in the fraud squad at New Scotland Yard.


Our surveillance teams are led by career detectives who spent most of their service on the ground learning everything there is to know about surveillance.


We have undercover officers who are qualified and experienced in doing this delicate work having successfully done it while serving in the Police.


Our Security Surveyor has nearly 40 years’ experience gained in the police and is qualified to Home Office Standards.


Our Bug Sweep Engineer has over 35 years’ experience from the Police and as an electronic engineer and is one of the best bug finders in the business.


Our brand protection team has been doing this work for over 21 years both in the UK and worldwide, we are members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group and are pro-active not re-active, going into the marketplace to establish where our clients’ counterfeits are being sold, covertly gathering intelligence and evidence and passing to the authorities for enforcement action.


So you can see we have quite a formidable team of highly experienced operatives ready to help, regardless of what your problems are.


That is why if you decide to instruct us, we will ensure the most qualified operative is appointed to deal with your case and you can rest assured you will get the very best of service, it has always been our aim to achieve the results our clients seek and not just to take their money. If you need help just give us a call, we are happy to chat and advise, talk does not cost money, if we cannot help we will tell you from the outset.

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Now lockdown is slowly lifting our brand protection team are getting back to some normality.

Our covert teams have been out and about identifying outlets all over UK selling our clients counterfeits, markets, retail outlets, wholesalers, screen printers and more have been found and evidence obtained, so beware we will be round to see you soon!

Already this month we have carried out enforcement actions: –

In Scotland together with other ACG members, Police Scotland and officers from TS Scotland on raid actions in Glasgow against a prolific trader in counterfeit goods, who was operating from a self-store facility, five 30-foot containers full of high-quality counterfeit goods valued more than £3 million were seized.

In Portsmouth along with the police and trading standards we raided the home address of a prolific eBay seller and seized a large amount of counterfeit make up including our clients Benefit and Fenty Beauty.

In Cardiff along with trading standards and the police we went to the address of a major eBay seller.

We attended Cheshire East Trading Standards and authenticate a large amount of our client’s counterfeit merchandise that had been seized on previous raid actions.

Again, with our colleagues at Portsmouth trading standards we went to a retail outlet and screen printers who had been selling via eBay there we seized computer equipment, a vinyl cutter and 2 heat presses.

Also, during this month, we have assisted UKBF all over the Country and Dublin Revenue who had detained our clients’ counterfeit products entering UK from China, Hong Kong, Turkey and other locations.

Our online team has been identifying infringing merchandise sold worldwide on various selling, getting the items taken off sale.For full details of all of core services please view our e-brochure