Private Investigators in Leeds

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Our Leeds Private Detectives work with private customers, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients.

If you’re looking for discreet private investigators in Leeds with a proven track record and a 98.7% success rate, you’re in the right place. Our team of private detectives is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who can deliver results on both a personal and corporate level.

If you need us to provide surveillance on a cheating spouse, track someone down to deliver a writ or divorce papers, sweep your offices for bugs, trace a debtor, or gather evidence for a court case, we can help.

Bond Rees are the leading national private investigation agency and have a local branch in Leeds city centre and we have an unrivalled 98.7% success rate.

We are a highly experienced and established private investigation agency who have a track record for achieving results for private and corporate clients alike.

If you want to hire experts in private investigation, contact Bond Rees in Leeds today.

Private Investigator Services in Leeds

Trust Private Investigators in Leeds

Bond Rees can provide a vast range of efficient and professional private investigation services tailored to your needs and the results you wish to achieve.

Our private investigators in Leeds possess an advanced skillset. Below are a few examples of the kinds of the investigations work we can undertake for you:

  • Person tracing (We trace missing persons, lost relatives, ex-partners and old flames from school, find probate beneficiaries, find people in the UK, fine people abroad, find cowboy builders who owe money from an unfinished project, etc.)
  • Debtor Tracing (Someone who owes you money like a tenant who didn’t pay rent)
  • Beneficiary Tracing (For wills / probate)
  • GPS Vehicle Tracking
  • Covert & undercover surveillance
  • Infidelity & Affair Investigations (We offer surveillance to catch cheating husband, wife or partner, benefits cheats, theft by employees, etc.)
  • Corporate Investigations (Due diligence, corporate espionage, spying, intelligence gathering, corruption, and competitor investigations.)
  • Financial Investigations
  • International Private Investigations
  • International People Tracing (USA, Canada, Australia, Africa, Asia, etc)
  • Fraud Investigation (including benefits fraud, insurance fraud, pension scams, holiday scams, vehicle scams, money mule investigations, account takeover fraud, illegal tradespeople, etc)
  • Honey trapping investigations
  • Employee investigations (such as employee theft, employee fraud, employee misconduct, and data Protection Act breach investigations)
  • Business partner investigations (for theft and corruption)
  • Bug sweeping of private homes, hotel rooms, industrial premises, bathrooms, and commercial offices.
  • Surveillance Equipment / Covert CCTV installationBrand Protection Investigation
  • Vehicle tracking / Find a stolen car, trailer or motorbike
  • Cyber Crime (Scammers, Phishing, Electronic money theft, Cryptocurrency theft, Phone & Computer Hacking, Identity Theft, Stolen Money, Computer Forensics, Security Penetration Checks (Pen Testing), etc)
  • Process serving (e.g serving of legal documents, such as divorce papers, writs, summons, section 8 and section 21 notices, etc)
  • Telephone number tracing
  • Lie Detector Testing (also called Polygraph Examination)
  • Background Checking
  • Tracing Land Owners
  • Identity theft investigations
  • Catfishing investigations
  • Family law investigations
  • False allegations and character assassination
  • Investigate troublesome neighbours (for damage, suspicion of dealing drugs, domestic violence, theft, vandalism and damage to vehicles, etc)
  • Evidence gathering for traffic accidents, accidents at work and assaults to prove negligence or otherwise
  • Bullying investigations (e.g Workplace bullying)
  • Locate struck off doctors
  • Cult infiltration and investigations (i.e Narcissistic family cults, Religious groups, Sex cults, etc.)
  • Coercive behaviour, Gaslighting investigations, Cult mind Control, Brainwashing of vulnerable individuals, Childhood conditioning, Totalitarian Behaviour, etc.
  • Theft or abusive behaviour investigations of partners, private care worker, cleaners, nannies, etc.
  • Stalking, Intimidation, Exploitation & Harassment investigations (Online harassment and Off-line harassment)
  • Illegitimate child search / paternity investigations
  • Searches for parents not paying child support
  • Child custody investigations (Finding children who have been taken away by parent)
  • Finding birth father or biological mother
  • Find ex-colleagues from work, the military, sports teams, community clubs, etc.
  • Evidence for prima facie defamation (e.g Finding someone who posted photos, comments, or damaging information on chat forums, social media and website comments.)
  • Tech fraud (Bank hacking, crypto theft / hack forensics and tracing, phishing email fraud, etc.)
  • Close protection services
  • Mystery shopper investigations
  • Fly Tipping Investigation
  • Brand Protection Investigation
  • Address tracking
  • Service of court order
  • Attend and make court hearing notes at criminal trials
  • Witness interviews, statements and investigations
  • Suspicious neighbour investigations (Drug Users, Suspected Drug Dealers Physical Abuse, Child Abuse, Noise Intimidation, Gaining proof of verbal abuse and disturbance, etc)
  • Grooming investigations
  • Dating profile investigations (e.g cheating partner’s pretending to be somebody else.)

Why choose Bond Rees Private Investigators in Leeds?

We have extensive experience in providing successful professional private investigation services for private individuals and businesses. We have also been featured in the press worldwide, including The New York Post, Huffington Post, The Sun, Yahoo Life, The Mirror, Lad Bible, Bristol Post, and Wales Online.

Our Leeds-based Private Investigators have been feature in the press in the UK, and overseas

Due to the size of our agency, the manpower and resources we have access to and our wealth of knowledge in the field we can achieve results other private detective companies are unable to obtain, and in the shortest of timescales.

We only employ the highest calibre of agents to undertake our investigations who have experience in previous government, police, or military service to ensure they have the right aptitude, skill set and qualities for the role.

We appreciate your right and need for confidentiality and we will always act discreetly and protect all information you divulge to us.

Benefits of hiring a Leeds-based private detectives

We understand the legal frameworks around private investigation work and will always ensure that all tasks undertaken are legally compliant and ethically approached.

We will always keep you fully informed throughout an investigation so you know how it is progressing and will provide a full report and photographic evidence at the conclusion of every job.

Locations we cover in Leeds

Areas of Leeds our detectives serve

Bond Rees have a local branch in Leeds city centre situated between Leeds Cathedral and Leeds Train Station and close to the main shopping areas.

Bond Rees are able to provide investigation services across the city from this Leeds branch, and outwards in a radius stretching from Meanwood to Beeston and from Farsley to Garforth.

Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based across Yorkshire, including Sheffield, Bradford, Huddersfield, Rotherham, Wakefield and York.

How to access private investigation services in Leeds

You can get in touch with Bond Rees private investigators in Leeds via any of the contact methods provided below:


Text: 07792 762 511


You can call any of the below numbers depending on the service you require:

Private Detective Services: 0800 002 9468

Lie Detector Services: 0800 051 5329

People Tracing Services: 0800 270 7260

Process Serving & other services: 0800 773 4931

Or use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

We are open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week and a Bond Rees Advisor will call you back straight away to discuss your situation and what we can do for you.

Private Investigator Leeds Costs

How much does a Private Investigator in Leeds cost?

How much does a private investigator in Leeds cost?

Exact pricing is dependent on your specific situation and requirements and will be provided in full before you commit to any work being undertaken.

Below is a general guide to the types of costs you can expect to pay for our private investigation services:

People tracing services from £99 to £389.

Surveillance ranging from £389 to £780.

GPS Tracking Devices from £99 to £988.

Lie Detector Testing from £450 per test.

Corporate Investigations starting from £740.

Bug Sweeping Services starting from £998.

Why hire a private detective in Leeds?

Our Private Detectives work for private and corporate clients

Hiring a private detective is not an everyday task for most people and you might be wondering whether your situation is appropriate to request this service or how a private investigator will be able to help you?

Firstly, be assured that private detectives deal with all kinds of situations every day and no circumstance is the wrong circumstance to seek our help. Contact us through one of the above provided methods and an advisor will be happy to talk you through how we can assist you and what we can achieve.

Private investigators are professionals and have a wealth of experience, training and skills in their field and access to technology, resources and information not available to the general public. 

You may be tempted to undertake investigation yourself but this will be a frustrating and potentially fruitless task without the right knowledge and equipment.

You may also mistakenly commit a criminal act if you are not fluent in legislation pertaining to private investigation.

Private detectives undertake investigation for private and corporate clients.

You may be worried about your relationship and think that your partner is cheating or hiding something from you such as substance misuse or a gambling habit.

You may need to track down someone who owes you money to recover the debt or enable legal action.

You may be a business that has suspicions about fraudulent behaviour by your employees or associates, or want to know more about a competitor to gain the advantage.

Whatever the reason you are considering using the services of a private detective, get in touch with Bond Rees today. Our private investigators in Leeds will provide you with a full understanding of how we can help you and the best course of action for your situation. 

What benefits can my business see from hiring you?

Benefits of hiring a private investigator for commercial businesses

When you hire Bond Rees you can be confident that you are hiring an established, highly experienced and professional private investigation agency.

We have been helping businesses to detect and evidence employee fraud for many years and have a very high success rate in this.

Bond Rees always operate within legal guidance and there will be no risk of legal challenge or penalty to your business following work undertaken by us.

We will keep you fully updated throughout the investigation so you are fully informed on its progress and will provide a professional report and documented evidence at the end of every investigation we undertake for you.

Bond Rees are able to tailor any service or package to your exact needs and work with you to ensure that you get the results required for you to completely resolve any issue.

Do you help law firms in Leeds?

We help Law firms who need process servers to deliver legal documents.

Bond Rees private investigators in Leeds already work with legal firms in the city and across the UK. We regularly provide reliable and professional services such as process serving and person tracing for many satisfied firms.

We are happy to receive enquiries from any Leeds legal firms; just use any of the contact methods given above and we will be in touch.

Are private investigators legal?

Yes, private investigators are completely legal in the UK.

There are laws that have relevance to private investigation such as The Protection from Harassment Act 1997, The Human Rights Act 1998, The Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR and The Freedom of Information Act 2020.

Bond Rees are fully informed about all aspects of legislation relevant to private investigation and always comply with these and undertake all work in an ethical and legitimate manner.

What can a private investigator legally do?

Private investigators are able to legally undertake many tasks and actions to support effective investigation and achieve the results and evidence you need.

It is legal for a private investigator to follow someone physically and undertake covert surveillance of them and obtain photographic evidence whilst doing so.

A private detective can legitimately use software and technology to carry out searches to clarify an individual’s personal details and address, employment, financial and criminal history or background. 

Searches of a person’s social media accounts can be undertaken legally by a private investigator to gain insight into their behaviours and lifestyle, and the people within their professional and social networks.

A private investigator can legally make enquiries in a discreet manner by contacting friends and associates of the subject of an investigation to gain further information about them.

Private investigators can take on undercover roles within a business or organisation with the owner’s consent to gather evidence or intelligence.

In some circumstances it is legal for a private investigator to use GPS vehicle tracking technology.

These are a few examples of the many activities a private investigator can legitimately undertake when conducting investigation for you to ensure the most accurate of results and irrefutable evidence.

Private Investigator Case Study: Surveillance on the Cheating Husband in Leeds

Location: Headingly, Leeds

What we did

Infidelity can wreak havoc on a marriage, leading to emotional turmoil and ultimately, divorce. This case study examines a real-life situation in Leeds, in 2016, where a wife hired our private investigators in Leeds because she suspected her husband of cheating and undertook our surveillance and private investigator services to uncover the truth.

In 2016, our client became increasingly suspicious of her husband’s fidelity. The client had prior knowledge of her husband’s past infidelity and was determined to confirm her suspicions. `

The primary goal of this case was to provide concrete evidence of the husband’s infidelity, thereby substantiating the wife’s concerns and justifying her decision to initiate divorce proceedings.

How we did it

To gather irrefutable evidence, the client hired us for our professional private investigation services, which initiated a surveillance operation. A tracker was discreetly installed on the husband’s van, allowing real-time monitoring of his movements.

For the first two days, the husband’s activities appeared routine and consistent with his profession as a builder. He went to work, spent long hours at job sites, and returned home in the evenings. No suspicious behaviour was noted.

On the third day, the husband’s routine took an unexpected turn. He deviated from his usual work-related activities and drove to a car park located at a local golf course in Headingly, Leeds. This marked a significant departure from his regular schedule.

At the golf course, the surveillance team witnessed the husband entering the back seat of a car, followed by a woman exiting the driver’s seat and joining him in the back. This observation strongly indicated that he was engaging in an affair. The surveillance team promptly notified the client of the husband’s indiscretions. Armed with this newfound evidence, the client prepared to confront her husband.

After leaving the golf course, the husband returned home. Following his return, the surveillance team discreetly removed the tracker from his van, ensuring their operation remained undetected.

The Result

The client, upon being informed of her husband’s unfaithful behaviour, was overwhelmed with anger and disappointment. When the husband returned home, the situation escalated, and the client confronted him, leading to a violent altercation.

The client’s determination to uncover the truth regarding her husband’s fidelity ultimately led to the dissolution of their marriage. This case study exemplifies the role of private investigation and surveillance in revealing infidelity and its consequences on a relationship. 

With the evidence of her husband’s infidelity in hand, the client proceeded with the divorce, ending their marriage and paving the way for a new chapter in her life.

Private Investigator FAQs

Are you available in Leeds?

Yes. Bond Rees have a local branch in Leeds and are available to start work for you right now.

What are your opening times?

Bond Rees operate on a 24/7 basis and are always available to discuss your needs or commence work for you.

Do I have to pay the full cost upfront?

This will depend entirely on the circumstances of your case and the package that you require and is dealt with on an individual basis.

Get in touch via any of the above contact methods and an advisor will be happy to talk you through payment options.

Will I receive evidence of the investigation outcome?

Yes. Bond Rees will provide you with a full report and photographic evidence at the conclusion of every investigation we undertake for you.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

All you need to do is make contact with us via any of the methods provided above and an agent will call you straight back to guide you through the entire investigation process.

Our private investigators in Leeds are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and look forward to providing you with an unrivalled private investigation service.

Do you investigate overseas?

Yes, we operate home and abroad. We have an experienced team of private investigators living across the globe who can take on international projects. We are regularly working with many businesses and individuals who require person tracing, asset tracing, debtor tracing, family member tracing, bug sweeping, and investigations in Australia, Africa, USA, Europe, etc. We also offer international surveillance to catch cheating partners and benefits cheats on when away for on holiday.

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