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Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee specialises in investigations, particularly in relation to financial crime and contentious regulatory matters.

Matthew was seconded to the litigation, investigations and enforcement team of a global bank between September 2014 and July 2015, primarily focusing on financial crime and contentious regulatory matters.

  • Advising an energy company in the defence and final settlement of an investigation by Ofgem under REMIT into market abuse in the wholesale electricity market
  • Advising a global bank in relation to an investigation by the PRA into regulatory reporting governance and control failings
  • Advising a global bank in relation to investigations by the FCA and other regulatory authorities, and a subsequent criminal investigation by the SFO, into benchmark interest rate manipulation
  • Advising a multi-national corporate in relation to criminal investigations by the SFO and other global law enforcement agencies into allegations of bribery and corruption
  • Advising an advisory firm in relation to a criminal investigation by the SFO into allegations of bribery and corruption
  • Advising a global investment bank in relation to an internal investigation into certain transactions, following concerns raised by the FCA
  • Advising a number of professional services firms in relation to statutory requests for documents and information received from authorities such as the SFO and FCA in relation to third parties
  • Advising various companies as to potential liability under the Bribery Act 2010

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Career and qualifications

  • Oxford University, Trinity College (BA, Law (Jurisprudence)) 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2010
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2012

Professional bodies

  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association