Applications Open - Gayler Cleland Solicitors Legal Essay Competition 2018

Applications Open - Gayler Cleland Solicitors Legal Essay Competition 2018

Gayler Cleland Solicitors Legal Essay Competition 2018

Schools have the opportunity, to nominate student essays from Year 11 and Year 12 Legal Studies for the Gayler Cleland Solicitors Legal Studies Competition 2018.

The competition is comprised of two categories – Year 11 and 12.  When submitting essays nominate which category the applicant is entering upon submission.

The Legal Studies essay competition is kindly sponsored by Gayler Cleland Solicitors.  We are extremely grateful for their support and provision of cash prizes.

Winners of the two categories will be eligible to win a cash prize of

First Prize            $200
Second Prize       $150
Third Prize           $100

Winners of the two categories will be presented with their prizes at the BLA Annual Awards Ceremony. All participating students will also receive a certificate of participation.

The Awards presentation night will be held Wednesday, 28 November 2018 at Cairns Hilton Hotel, 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm.  Students receiving awards are expected to be in attendance in full school uniform.  Details of the Presentation Night will be forwarded to individual prize winners.

Please ensure that the submitted essays are typed, cover all legal studies criteria and that relevant notes are attached. A $88 (inc GST) registration fee per school is payable to the Business Liaison Association.  Following registration, tax invoices will be issued to participating schools.

Please forward hard copies of your students work with the attached registration form at the address below by the Friday, 31st August 2018. 

Lynette Watt
Legal Studies Essay Competition Coordinator
Cairns State High School
P O Box 5643

Winners of awards and their teachers will be notified by Monday, 1 October through email.

Any queries on the competition please email

Please find the registration information and coordinator's contact details below.

Closing Date: 1-Oct-2018
First prize200.00
Second prize150.00
Third prize100.00


For more details, please contact the coordinator shown below:
Coordinator: Lynette Watt

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