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About us

  • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions,

  • Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions,

  • Barristers from various chambers

  • Lawyers from various legal firms

  • Commonwealth government agencies (including Australian Customs Service, Department of Defence, Australian Taxation Office, Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Australian Crime Commission)

  • NSW government agencies including New South Wales Police, ICAC

  • Commercial organisations including Rio Tinto and Adelaide and Bendigo Bank

In 2018, Mr Towers was employed by UTS as Subject Coordinator to design and deliver two university subjects on Digital Forensics.  He is a qualified and experienced trainer who has provided training in electronic evidence at universities, continuing professional education providers, conferences and within law enforcement agencies since 2009.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Certified Information System Auditor

  • Bachelor of Economics - University of Sydney

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) - University of Technology, Sydney

  • Diploma of Policing - Australian Federal Police College

  • Cert. IV Workplace Training & Assessment

  • A+ Computer Repair Technician

Access Forensics is led by Mr Clinton Towers who has gained more than 15 years experience in audit, investigations and forensics in both Accounting and Computing sciences. As a Federal Agent for the Australian Federal Police (AFP), he was assigned to specialist teams dedicated to investigating:

  • Fraud, Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and other financial crimes;

  • Computer hacking and Cybercrime offences; and

  • Electronic evidence and Digital Forensics.

Whilst a Federal Agent he was seconded to the NSW Crime Commission and the United Nations where he participated in an international peacekeeping mission.

As a member of the AFP Financial Investigations Team, and later the Computer Forensics Team, Mr Towers received specialist training and mentoring in Forensic Accounting and IT Forensics. Mr Towers has since provided advice and assistance to management, lawyers, investigators and IT Security officers from numerous organisations including:

Clinton Towers CA CISA

"Mr Towers forensic IT skills were a valuable asset to the Commission.."

The Hon David Ipp AO QC

Commissioner

Independent Commission Against Corruption

We help resolve legal and business questions with IT and Accounting evidence.

We specialise in the following:

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  • Expert witness services & litigation support

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  • Forensic investigations and audits

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  • Data recovery & risk management

A comprehensive approach - Prior investigations experience enables the identification and collection of all relevant evidence in a manner that will satisfy subsequent tests applied in court.

Credible experts - Tested in court since 1999, with experience and qualifications recognised by the community, courts and our peers.

Reliable results - Over 10 years experience managing the risks associated with collecting and presenting electronic evidence in some of the countries most recognised investigations.

We offer: