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Alex Van der Zwaan, left, arrives for his sentencing at Federal Court in Washington, D.C., with lawyer William Schwartz, of Cooley, right, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

The former Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom associate who was jailed last year for lying during a probe into the 2016 presidential election has had his license to practice law taken away by the U.K.’s Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) and was ordered to pay costs of $3,878.

A spokesperson for the U.K. legal industry regulator said that the decision came as part of an agreed outcome between the ex-associate, Alexander van der Zwaan, and the Solicitors SDT on June 13.

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Hannah Roberts

Hannah joined Legal Week in May 2018 after finishing her degree at Kingston University. Her areas of focus are corporate, M&A, private equity and restructuring at UK and City-based US law firms. [email protected]

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