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Jonathan Cotton

Jonathan Cotton

jonathan.cotton@slaughterandmay.com

Jonathan’s practice covers a range of In addition to cases involving contractual disputes, competition disputes and restructuring/insolvency matters. He also often advises on contentious aspects of corporate transactions, including takeovers.

He is particularly experienced in matters involving allegations of wrongdoing in its various forms. On the civil side, these have included cases involving the ‘theft’ of confidential information by employees and competitors, conspiracy and civil fraud. On the criminal/regulatory side, he has been involved in investigations and criminal prosecutions, cases concerning cartels, and regulatory cases concerning the Bribery Act, the Proceeds of Crime Act, the Fraud Act, FSMA, export controls and sanctions, as well as Companies Act offences.

The major investigations and disputes on which he has been engaged span business sectors including telecoms, investment banking, investment management, technology, heavy manufacturing, natural resources and fast-moving consumer goods.