Saudi Arabia: First Woman Appointed to Saudi Bar Association Board

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Saudi Arabia: First Woman Appointed to Saudi Bar Association Board

Saudi Gazette, 23 March 2022: Saudi Arabia’s Justice Minister and Chairman of the Saudi Bar Association has announced they have issued an Order appointing the first woman to the Association’s board.

They are one of five new members appointed.

The new members are Ethar Al-Daej, Jasser Al-Jasser, Dr Osama Al-Qahtani, Anas Al-Zamil, Dr Louay Al-Akkas.

The Minister has also approved the professional conduct rules for lawyers.

They are aimed at developing the legal profession and enhancing its professional standards as well as transparency and responsibility.

In addition, they are aimed at strengthening legal protections for lawyers as well as their clients and redefining their responsibility towards clients, colleagues, judicial authorities and society.

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