Tony Sykes, Director

Tony Sykes is a distinguished technology expert, specialising in information technology (IT), telecommunications, microelectronics and electrical engineering. With over 30 years of experience in the design, development and testing of hardware and software products and systems, he provides a full range of expert advice, consultancy and expert witness services and is regularly instructed by international law firms, loss adjusters and insurers.

A highly accredited court expert, Tony has provided evidence in international tribunals, arbitrations, adjudications and High Court cases usually in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC).

In 2004, Tony founded IT Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of professional services for IT disputes, digital forensics and eDiscovery. IT Group was acquired by Blackrock Expert Services in August 2018.

Tony holds an BSc in Electrical Engineering from Aston University, Birmingham, UK. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Chartered IT Professional. He is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Tony is a leading figure in professional circles – a Practising Fellow of the Academy of Experts; a member of the Academy of Expert’s Council; a Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses; a member of the British Computer Society and a Member of the Expert Witness Institute. In addition, Tony is a registered expert witness with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, a Member of the Society for Computers and Law, and a founding, committee member of the Society for Computers and Law IT Disputes Group.

+ 44 (0)203 405 9701

tony.sykes@itgroup-uk.com