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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 U.S. probe into the 2016 presidential election has had his licence to practice law taken away by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), and been ordered to pay costs of £3,095 ($3,878).

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.

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