Royal Mail appoints DLA Piper to legal panel

DLA Piper has been appointed to Royal Mail’s legal panel as part of its first comprehensive panel review since its listing on the London Stock Exchange in October 2013.

DLA Piper was appointed to the panel alongside 11 other firms: Addleshaw Goddard, Bristows, CMS Cameron McKenna, DAC Beachcroft, Dentons, Herbert Smith Freehills, Macfarlanes, Michael Simkins, Slaughter and May, Strata Solicitors and Weightmans.

DLA Piper partner Simon Cookson will manage the relationship between the firm and Royal Mail.

Royal Mail is also supported in Northern Ireland by Carson McDowell and Napier & Sons and in Scotland by Morton Fraser.