Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Matthew Ewens is a partner in the white-collar crime and investigations group. Matthew has extensive experience in representing both individuals and corporates in cross-jurisdictional bribery, corruption and complex fraud matters and successfully represented Dr Cansun Güralp following the Serious Fraud Office’s prosecution of him and others for bribery offences.
Matthew regularly advises on all areas of associated litigation, including restraint, civil fraud, confiscation and civil recovery proceedings, and has particular expertise in judicial review and the challenge of search warrants. He is also instructed to provide early advice to clients in both criminal and civil matters prior to the commencement of litigation and where there are parallel criminal factors to consider.
In 2021, Matthew was recognised as Up and Coming in the Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals in UK Rankings (Chambers and Partners) and prior to promotion, Matthew was recognised in The Legal 500 as ‘the standout Senior Associate; his dedication, tactical awareness and pre-emptive preparation is an invaluable addition to any team’.