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2019 Golden Gavel Competition
What is the Golden Gavel?
The Golden Gavel is a public speaking competition aimed at young lawyers, which started in SA in 2003.
Each year, young lawyers test their public speaking skills and comedic genius at Golden Gavel competitions across the country.
With the winner of the each state and territory going on to compete in the National Golden Gavel Competition later this year.
Would you like to compete?
The Golden Gavel is open to Members of the Society who are under the age of 35 or within their first five years of practice.
As a Golden Gavel competitor you will have the opportunity to display your skills in front of your colleagues and eminent identities of the profession! Competitors will be provided with their topic twenty-four hours prior to the Competition, and will have just five minutes to move the audience to hysterics in order to claim the title on the night. The winner will go on to represent South Australia at the National Golden Gavel, later this year.
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22/08/2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Rhino Room 1/131 Pirie Street ADELAIDE AUSTRALIA
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Terms and Conditions:
Payment in full of the registration fee is required to be made at least five working days prior to the event. Previously paid registrations are transferable subject to the alternate attendee being eligible to register at the same registration fee (that is a practitioner who is not a Society member is not eligible to attend in place of a member without the price differential having been paid. Any person who has registered and paid to attend an event but is subsequently unable to do so and does not wish to transfer the registration is able to apply to the Society for a refund, however such refunds (in whole or in part) will be at the discretion of the Law Society subject to the circumstances and any external costs paid by the Society which cannot be recovered by us.
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less otherwise stated, the cost to attend events via webinar is the same as attending in person or $80, whichever is greater. The cost for students to attend via webinar is the same as attending in person or $35, whichever is greater. Country Practitioners (as defined by the Law Society of South Australia) are exempt from the minimum webinar charges and will be charged the same rate as attending in person.