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Matthew Scully


Clifford Chance, London
Practice area Litigation & dispute resolution, Antitrust competition, EU & trade
Sector Banks, Capital goods, Private equity, Materials
Tel +442070061468

Matthew Scully


Matthew Scully is a commercial litigator with broad experience of banking, corporate, antitrust and fraud disputes and litigation with an international dimension.

Matthew has over 12 years of experience in international commercial litigation. He has experience in relation to financial services disputes and regulatory investigations, fraud and asset tracing, corporate litigation and antitrust litigation. He has also worked with our Moscow office in relation to disputes with a Russian element. Matthew has acted for clients involved in overseas disputes, including assisting a client involved in proceedings in the Paris Commercial Court and working with overseas lawyers in relation to a regulatory investigation by an overseas regulator.

Relevant experience

  • Representing one of the addressees of the European Commission's statement of objections in its investigation into credit default swaps
  • Representing Sberbank Leasing, in conjunction with Timur Aitkulov of our Moscow office, in its application to challenge the English bankruptcy of Vladimir Kekhman
  • Representing SCA in the completion accounts process in connection with the disposal of SCA's former packaging business to DS Smith
  • Acting for an investment bank in a dispute with investors relating to the termination of a structured investment product

Career and qualifications

  • Trinity College Dublin (LLB (ling. franc.)) 1997
  • Université Toulouse I (Maîtrise en Droit privé) 1998
  • Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (BCL) 1999
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2000
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2002
  • Solicitor advocate (civil) 2006
  • Partner since 2014
  • Speaks English, French and Russian (conversational)

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