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Slaughters Replaces Linklaters in Credit Suisse Mozambique Case

Apr 09, 2020 - Legal Week

Slaughter and May has replaced elite U.K. rival Linklaters as Credit Suisse's lead legal adviser in its long running dispute with the Republic of Mozambique.

In a surprise move that sees panel firm Linklaters sidelined, the Swiss giant has now picked Slaughters' partners Richard Swallow and Jonathan Clark to lead the $2 billion debt dispute. The investment bank is defending claims that it forced the African nation into economic turmoil over a debt facility in a claim launched i...