Saudi Arabia: Training Time for Lawyers Reduced

Saudi Arabia: Training Time for Lawyers Reduced News developments

Saudi Arabia: Training Time for Lawyers Reduced

Al Madina, 14 October 2021: Saudi Arabia’s Justice Ministry has announced it is working on amendments to the Lawyers Law.

The amendments are aimed at improving the profession and preserving the rights of trainees and lawyers.

A consultation has been launched on the proposals which also includes a proposal to amend the training period for trainee lawyers to one year instead of five years.

Another amendment proposes that the training must be within the nature of the work and in line with the rules and controls set by the Ministry.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk