Dealmaker: Slaughters’ Richard Swallow on Rolls-Royce, wheeling Boardman through an airport and advising Britney Spears

Fresh from advising Rolls-Royce on a corruption probe, Slaughters investigations co-head discusses the highlights of the case

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Richard Swallow, investigations co-head and City disputes partner at Slaughter and May, has spent the past year advising Rolls-Royce on the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) probe into allegations of bribery and corruption at the company. Earlier this month, Rolls-Royce agreed to pay £671m to settle cases in the UK and US. Swallow led the firm’s team alongside fellow disputes partner Jonathan Clark.

In December, Swallow was also instructed by British American Tobacco (BAT) to work on its investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption. Other case highlights include advising British Airways on its defence of multiple claims for damages in excess of £1bn, in relation to the alleged air cargo cartel.

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