Slaughter and May's Carillion advice and fees under scrutiny in government inquiry into collapse

Firm asked to provide details of fees and whether fees were "contingent on certain outcomes"

Slaughter and May’s advice to Carillion has been called into question, in the inquiry looking into the circumstances surrounding the construction company’s collapse.

The parliamentary inquiry into the collapse has written to the magic circle firm to request information relating to the “nature of the advice” it provided to Carillion and the “period over which Slaughter and May provided that advice”.

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