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By Alex Aldridge on

The ‘British Legal Awards’, the grandly titled money making scam awards ceremony for corporate solicitors run by Legal Week, was held last night.

Having been heavily buttered up in advance by the organisers, and then plied with generous amounts of alcohol, the solicitors at these events often assume the demeanour of diva premiership footballers for the evening. It makes for interesting viewing.

If only they knew how the awards were decided…

I’ve written articles about these dreadful, but commercially very important, events for the Guardian and Above the Law that explore the horror in more detail.

But if you’re after a quick flavour, here’s a videoclip of a previous awards that conveys it pretty well:

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