DLA Piper up in arms as Cutty Sark is set ablaze

Tragic timing.

The very day that The Lawyer pays tribute to DLA Piper’s fine work in assisting the restoration of the Cutty Sark, one of the UK’s most treasured vessels, the ship is gutted by what police fear was arson.

Tragic timing.

The very day that The Lawyer pays tribute to DLA Piper’s fine work in assisting the restoration of the Cutty Sark, one of the UK’s most treasured vessels, the ship is gutted by what police fear was arson.

Readers will be pleased to learn that not only is the 19th century tea clipper salvageable, but that DLA Piper‘s pro bono help extends to offering its criminal team to pursue those responsible for the setback.

While DLA Piper partner Howard Bassford stopped short of vowing vengeance upon the perpetrators, he came close. See story