ABI Awards

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This Award is dedicated to the memory of the late Frank Martin, who played a principal role in creating the ABI Benevolent Fund and left a lasting legacy through his dedication and generosity. The Award is presented to a member who is considered to have served the Association above and beyond the call of duty.

Anybody can nominate by contacting a member of the Governing Council or email Awards@theABI.org.uk 

CLICK HERE to view past recipients.

This Award was originally presented to the A.B.I. in friendship by W.A.D. at our Centenary celebrations in April 2013 and is named after Richard Jacques-Turner to honour his commitment, over many years, to both the A.B.I. and to W.A.D. A replica trophy is presented to a deserving member, who has achieved a notable accolade within the Investigation, Security or Educational sectors. The Award is open to any member of the W.A.D. an affiliate to the I.K.D. or the A.B.I. and may be nominated by anybody affiliated to any of these organisations by contacting a member of the Governing Council or email Awards@theABI.org.uk 

The Award is themed in an international recognition of an achievement. This accreditation isn’t expected to be presented on a yearly basis.

CLICK HERE to view past recipients.

This Award is named after the inspirational Peter Heims, who was noted for his straight talking and dedication to the Association for well over half a century. The membership are invited to nominate suitable candidates who have shown similar commitment within the Association or the wider investigation ‘family’ over many years, by contacting a member of the Governing Council or email Awards@theABI.org.uk.

This esteemed Award isn’t expected to be presented on a yearly basis.

CLICK HERE to view past recipients

Nominations for the Zena Scott Archer Investigator of the Year Award CLICK HERE

Life Membership:

Finally but not least is the Governing Council discretionary gift of life Membership granted very occasionally to a long standing member who has shown considerable dedication over a long period of time and is perceived by their peers as an ambassador for the A.B.I. and wider industry. Often associated with those who have served on the Governing Council for many years and held the office of President, there is no fixed criteria.

Current Life Members are Mark Peachman, Richard Jaques Turner, Eric Shelmerdine, Johnson Okebukola. In the past but now no longer with us are great industry pioneers and captains of this industry, such as George Rivers, George Devlin, Norman Smith, Alan Drake, Zena Scott Archer, and Colin Finlay.

Working with the Law Society

The ABI is the only association in this industry to be recognised by the Law Society of England and Wales.

The highest independent professional body for solicitors put their trust in us. We’re confident you can do the same.

The ABI other partners also recognise the value of affiliation to the principal professional body in the investigation and litigation support sector:

COURTSDESK SEARCHER is an on-demand search for court cases, or parties involved in court cases, in England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland.

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