He also spoke about “the extent to which it plainly demonstrates her consistent practice of secretly leaking information to the press”.
The lawyer told Mrs Justice Steyn that the loss of “crucial” documents by Mrs Vardy was deliberate, adding: “The only plausible explanation is manual deletion by the claimant herself.”
Rebekah walked out of the court during Mr Sherborne’s comments.
Coleen and her husband, ex-footballer Wayne Rooney, did not attend the court on the last day of proceedings.
Her barrister began by explaining to the judge that they had a “long-standing travel arrangement” with their children booked for Thursday. The trial had over-run by a day and was supposed to have concluded a day earlier.
He passed on their “individual apologies”, adding “that they intend no disrespect to the court”. The judge, Mrs Justice Steyn, said: “I don’t take offence”.
The WAGs now face a wait to find out who has won the Wagatha Christie libel battle after the high-profile trial finished last week.