Southern Law Services

Private Investigators and Process Servers

Established in 1976, Southern Law Services was founded by former Thames Valley Police Sergeant, Michael John Southern and was the first Private Investigation business in Reading, (formerly known as Southern Investigation). Since then it has become a trusted and widely known long-term partner for many national based solicitors, corporates and private clients.

Our Services


We collect and deliver confidential papers across the UK and internationally.

Full Trace & Missing Person Inquiries

We can locate a person's short or long term place of residence.

General Investigations

We conduct in-depth investigations for both criminal and civil cases.

Surveillance Services

We provide a full surveillance service establishing evidence in many fields, including domestic matters and employment issues.

Witness Interviews
& Statements

We provide general witness statements - typed and signed as well as handwritten originals. 

Corporate Investigations

We can conduct corporate fraud, fake illness and employee theft investigations.

Who we work with


We have built solid relationships with many Solicitors, Law Firms and Local Authorities, both locally and nationally.


We provide small and large corporate clients with investigative services.

Private Clients

We provide private clients with a free initial consultation to discuss requirements with no obligations attached. 


Got a question?

If you have a case and you're unsure whether we can help, drop us a message and we'll let you know.

Southern Law Services Limited,

PO Box 8168




T: 0118 975 9400 

M: 07823 401978


Contact Us:

Company number: 07709723