Matthew Ewens

Matthew Ewens is a partner in the White-Collar Crime & Investigations team within the Dispute Resolution group at Mishcon de Reya. Matthew’s practice is focused on advising individuals and corporates facing cross-jurisdictional bribery, corruption and complex fraud investigations. Matthew has acted for a number of clients prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office and witnesses compelled to attend interviews under the SFO’s compulsory powers. Additionally, he is instructed by ultra-high net worth individuals facing civil and/or criminal tax investigations brought by His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

Matthew regularly advises corporates on their internal governance in respect of ABC, Criminal Finances Act and supply chains governance as well as leading teams to carry out internal investigations for those clients where misconduct is suspected.

In addition to white collar crime matters Matthew has particular expertise in advising clients facing parallel civil claims of bribery, corruption and fraud. He is also known for successful challenges to account freezing orders and search warrants by way of judicial review.

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