Golden Gavel 2019

Friday 26th July, 2019 6:00 pm – Friday 26th July, 2019 10:00 pm
Parmelia Hilton
14 Mill Street Perth

Courageous young lawyers, a battle of wit and the chance to represent WA in the National Golden Gavel.
Don’t miss this annual humorous public speaking event where contestants put their comedic skill on display in front of an esteemed panel of judges.

Book yourself a seat or register a table of 10 by filling out the Registration form and returning it to the Society.

Tickets sell quickly for this event, so don’t miss out.

For enquiries, please call the membership team on (08) 9324 8692 or email

We are delighted to announce the judging panel for 2019 as follows
  • The Hon Peter Quinlan, Chief Justice of Western Australia
  • Greg McIntyre SC, President, The Law Society of Western Australia
  • Mara Barone SC, Francis Burt Chambers

Want to stand out from the crowd? Consider yourself a sovereign of satire?

Applications for speakers to compete at our Golden Gavel Competition are now open!

Courageous young lawyers are now invited to put forward their interest in representing their firm at our annual humorous public speaking competition on 26 July at the Parmelia Hilton.

The night will feature 10 young lawyers who will compete for a chance to win cash prizes and a chance to represent their firm and WA at the National Golden Gavel Competition.

Expressions of interest can be sent to  before Friday, 28 June 2019.

Competition terms, conditions and further information will be sent upon registration.