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The competition was fierce, the crowd partisan, the songs - thankfully - were all well known hits. The crowd, naturally, yelled like 12-year-olds at a Lady Gaga gig.
And the place positively oozed with the rock ’n’ roll vibe (man). Particularly when compere Mr Justice Coulson confirmed what his day job was after he spotted Nabarro’s scantily clad female vocalist and pointed out, “I can recognise a half-dressed woman, I’m a High Court judge”.
The moment BLP rock supergroup Real State, playing fourth, cranked updaily Robbie Williams’ Let Me Entertain You the band looked like being the standout winner. Two acts later the judges, including The Lawyer editor Catrin Griffiths, confirmed it.
BLP property partner David Battiscombe & Co are now thought to be scouring Soho for an agent, brown M&Ms and a cruise ship tour. While a stage crammed with lawyers wielding guitars might not sound like everyone’s idea of a great night out, the genuine talent displayed last night gave the lie to the rumour that you have to be dull to work in the law.
It also raised close to £6,500 for charity. Job done - until 24 June and Law Rocks II.