Mock Trial Competition
The Law Society of South Australia Mock Trial Competition comprises a
series of simulated court cases contested by students from years 10, 11
or 12 and is designed to bring young South Australians closer to the
workings of our State's legal system while teaching them to present a
The Law Society appoints a lawyer to coach students, unless schools
choose to arrange their own coaches. Lawyers will also be appointed to
judge each "trial".
The competition is limited to 32 teams. Each team comprises seven
students and schools may enter two teams if less than 32 schools
register. In the past schools have asked teachers and students involved
in English, Drama, Debating or Legal Studies to take part in the Trials.
The Mock Trial Competition is sponsored by the Law Foundation of South
If you would like further information about the Mock Trial Competition,
please contact Member & Community Services on (08) 8229 0264.