Lie and dry

One of Tulkinghorn’s scribes was delighted to meet a lawyer the other day who is able to see the sunny side in any given situation. Literally.

The hack took the opportunity last week of catching up with Paul Hastings’ global chair Seth Zachary when he was in London on a brief visit.

Zachary was running late for the meeting as he was on a lengthy phone call, so eventually Tulkinghorn’s minion was ushered in to the room to wait. The vision greeting her was that of Zachary on the phone telling someone who appeared to be in Dallas that he was “looking out the window and it’s blue skies and beautiful weather”.

Actually it was bucketing rain from grey and miserable skies. But as any hack will tell you, why let the facts…