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Tulkinghorn is getting ready to rumble. This October Carmelite Chambers and David Phillips & Partners presents to the legal profession… Fight Night II. The latter is a personal injury specialist. How spectacularly appropriate.
The event will see solicitors and barristers enter the ring to see who can float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. If last year is anything to go by, spectators are in for a treat. Chances are, more than one lawyer will end up with a bloody nose.
Last year the likes of Finlay Hanslip from Hempsons Solicitors and Joe Wilson of St Philips Chambers chose to don the gloves to knock seven bells out of each other. This year David Phillips' very own celebrity solicitor trainee Peter 'PJ' Ellis (yes fact fans, the same PJ who appeared in Big Brother 3 in 2002 and got jiggy with Jade Goody) will be throwing the punches.
For those lawyers out there looking to enter the ring, beware: the rules are, there are no rules. Well, so they say, but somehow Tulkinghorn doubts this will turn out to be a legal market version of the Thunderdome from the third Mad Max flick.
If you happen to see Tina Turner rocking up to the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, you know he's wrong.