SAUDI ARABIA

487 women among 6,270 lawyers in the Kingdom

May 08, 2019
Saudi Ministry of Justice
Saudi Ministry of Justice
Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — The number of lawyers in the Kingdom has gone up to 6,270 including 487 women, according to local press reports on Wednesday.

The reports quoted Ministry of Justice as saying that since the beginning of 2019, the ministry has issued 774 licenses for 619 men and 155 women to practice law.

It said the Judicial Training Center has organized a number of training sessions within its programs to qualify lawyers for the license.

The ministry said hundreds of men and women trainee lawyers have attended these courses.

Meanwhile, the ministry asked the 165 men and women candidates for six of its various jobs to browse its website to know the results of the examinations and personal interviews.

According to the ministry the jobs consist of researchers in human resources development, Shariah, lawsuits, computer programming and others.

The ministry also said it has vacancies for men and women in other jobs in various courts and notary publics for university degree holders in Shariah, law, accountancy and other administrative and social specializations.

It said the electronic application for these jobs will open on Ramadan 9 (May 14) and will continue for a week.


May 08, 2019
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