Saudi Arabia: Lawyer Loses Licence After Disclosing Client’s Secrets on Social Media
Okaz, 3 November 2022: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has cancelled a lawyer’s licence for violating the rules of professional conduct when he addressed details of his client’s case on social media and during a television appearance.
The lawyer committed several other violations, including: employing and training female trainee lawyers, before completing the statutory period stipulated in the legal system; identifying himself with the title of doctor in his official publications, despite not having a doctorate recognised in Saudi Arabia.
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