Private Investigators in Portsmouth

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Bond Rees are a leading private investigators in Portsmouth. We offer discreet and experienced private investigation services to both individual and corporate clients with coverage across the whole of the UK. Our team of detectives in our Brighton office is made up of ex-military, ex-police force, and cyber security experts who can deliver results on both a personal and corporate level.

So whether you need surveillance on benefits cheat, a hand delivered divorce paper serving or eviction notice, an bug sweep of your home or offices, a trace on a person in the UK or abroad, or even evidence gathering for a court case, we can help.

We have extensive experience in the field of professional investigative services, a dedicated team of highly trained professional private detectives and access to the optimum technology, equipment and resources enabling us to provide the most comprehensive and effective investigations available.

We have branches throughout the UK including Portsmouth, providing you with a nearby point of contact and us with the benefit of local knowledge within our investigations.

If you or your business require professional investigative services in Portsmouth or anywhere in the UK, contact Bond Rees today.

Private Investigator Services in Portsmouth

Bond Rees are proud to offer a wide range of high quality professional investigative services.

Our private investigators in Portsmouth have an extensive skillset that includes:

  • 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 Portsmouth?

We are the most established and experienced private investigation agency in the UK. Our Portsmouth-based detectives are among some of the most experienced in the industry. Due to our depth of expertise, we are regularly contacted for an expert opinion by media titles, and have 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 Portsmouth-based Private Investigators have been feature in the press in the UK, and overseas

Bond Rees have significant experience and have honed expertise in the fields of private and corporate investigation over many years of providing these services with successful outcomes.

We employ only the most suitable of individuals within our team of professional private detectives who are screened to determine that they have the background, qualities, skills, and tenacity to conduct the most robust and accurate of investigative enquiries.

Bond Rees are fully compliant with all legislation relevant to the fields of private and corporate investigation in the UK ensuring that evidence we provide will be upstanding and that there is no risk of legal challenge to any individual or business following work having been carried out by us.

We take your right to privacy and confidentiality extremely seriously and guarantee absolute discretion and data protection throughout every investigation we conduct; your information and details will never be shared with any other agency.

Bond Rees are committed to providing the best in professional private investigation in the UK and will continually strive to ensure that you receive the quality of service and results that you need and deserve from us.

Locations we cover in Portsmouth

Our Portsmouth office is located close to the Gunwharf Quays shopping complex in the centre of the city.

Areas of Portsmouth our detectives cover

From this convenient base we can provide professional investigative services throughout the city and the surrounding areas. Bond Rees is a UK-wide investigations agency with local detectives based across the Hampshire area, including Basingstoke, Southampton, Eastleigh, Gosport, Fleet and Andover

How to access private investigation services in Portsmouth

Bond Rees are always available to discuss your case and advise you on the solutions we can provide.

Contact us using any of the below methods and an advisor will get straight back to you for a non-obligation chat about how we can help you today:


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.

Private Investigator Costs Portsmouth

Every case is different, and we customise services and packages to meet your exact needs. As a result of this the precise cost of your investigation cannot be determined until we have full understanding of your situation. Our private investigators in Portsmouth are very affordable and do everything possible to deliver results as speedily as possible, to keep your costs to a minimum. That way, you will refer us to other people.

An advisor will clearly outline the full and final price of any service we provide before you make any commitment to hiring us but a guide to costs are provided below to give you a general idea of what to expect:

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 Portsmouth?

Hiring a private detective may feel like an alien or unusual way of addressing a problem in your personal or professional life but is a far more widely used facility than you might think.

Bond Rees receive enquiries regarding all kinds of scenarios every day from both private and corporate clients and can recommend the most pragmatic and efficacious course of action to every query raised.

You may be considering hiring a professional private detective to assist you with a concern or dilemma in your personal life; perhaps you are worried that a partner is cheating or living some form of double or hidden life?

It may be that an ex-partner is involved in a new relationship and is exposing your children to a person whom you think may pose some form of risk, or perhaps you are in a new relationship yourself and just want to get some background on your new partner to check they are safe and who they claim to be.

Maybe you are involved in stressful divorce or child custody proceedings and need to evidence details about the other party regarding finances, assets, employment, or lifestyle to support your case.

Or possibly you are worried about a loved one who has gone missing or need to track down an individual whose whereabouts are unknown to pass on significant information or address debts owing to you.

Bond Rees professional private investigation services will be able to provide you with the practical solution, answers and evidence you need to successfully tackle any issue or quandary in your personal life.

What benefits can my Portsmouth business see from hiring you?

Bond Rees also provide high quality and effective corporate investigation services and have considerable experience and expertise in this field.

We have a track record of achieving results and producing irrefutable evidence to enable you to conclusively address any issue posing harm to the health and success of your business.

Perhaps you have concerns about employee misconduct and have noticed missing stock or anomalies within accounting or invoicing records? Maybe you have observed members of staff misusing company assets, equipment or time and want to get the evidence to address this with authority.

It could be that you have an employee that has been claiming long term sick pay and you are not convinced that this is for genuine reasons or that they have made a claim for injury compensation that you think may be fraudulent.

Whatever the concern regarding your business, our corporate investigation services will get to the truth and provide you with irrefutable proof of this so that you have the justification and confidence to take decisive action to protect your business.

Do you help law firms in Portsmouth?

Whatever need your legal firm has whether this be process serving, person tracing or any other professional investigative service we can provide Bond Rees will be happy to undertake this for you.

We have wide experience in providing legal firms across the UK with reliable and professional assistance and would be delighted to hear from any legal firm. Our private investigators in Portsmouth have worked with law firms across the south of the UK, and are regularly used by law firms and corporate legal teams in Fareham, Selsey, Southampton, Petersfield, and Winchester.

Are private investigators legal?

Data protection, human rights, protection from harassment, GDPR and privacy laws all provide a legislative framework around what can and can’t be undertaken within private and corporate investigation in the UK.

As long as a professional agency adheres to the guidance and requirements set out within these, private and corporate investigation are both completely legitimate practices in the UK.

Bond Rees are fully legally compliant and undertake all investigation in an ethical and rights respecting approach so you can feel confident that our investigations will not result in any legal challenge for you or your business.

What can a private investigator legally do?

Bond Rees often receive enquiries asking about the actions a professional private investigator can undertake to achieve robust and conclusive results.

Private detectives have many options when it comes to legitimate tasks to support investigation and combine these with the benefits of their experience, training, skill sets and technology and software available to them to conduct in depth and targeted investigations.

Professional private investigators can undertake covert surveillance and use surveillance equipment to gain photographic or visual proof of their findings.

They can conduct thorough searches of records and databases as well as social media platforms with the assistance of specialist software to determine an individual’s personal details as well as criminal, financial, employment and address history.

Professional private detectives will make enquiries with persons known to the investigation subject in a discreet or undercover approach to gain further information about different areas of their life and background.

They can also act in undercover roles within businesses or places of work with the knowledge and consent of the business owner to uncover hidden information or activity.

In some circumstances it is legal for professional private investigators to employ GPS tracking devices to determine the locations a vehicle is driven to.

Private Investigator FAQs

What are your opening hours?

Bond Rees private investigators in Portsmouth are always open and ready to discuss your enquiry or start work on your investigation. Just contact us on any of the above methods and an advisor will get straight back to you.

What areas do you cover?

Bond Rees are nationwide and have a local branch situated in the city of Portsmouth.

What will the investigation provide for me?

Bond Rees provide a full professional report and photographic evidence at the conclusion of every investigation.

How long will an investigation take?

This is specific to each case and will be fully explained to you by our advisor once we know the details of your situation.

When can my investigation start?

Immediately. We have professional private detectives available and ready to get started on your investigation across the UK at all times.

Can I pay in instalments?

This depends on the circumstances of your case; our advisor will be happy to talk you through your payment options.

How can I hire Bond Rees?

Our advisor will guide you through the entire hiring and investigative process and ensure you are fully informed before you make any decision to commit.

Just contact our private investigators in Portsmouth on any of the communication methods detailed above and an advisor will be in touch.

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