Arab Times, 27 March 2023: Kuwait’s Public Authority for Manpower has continued to filter the professions of residents working in the legal sector, withdrawing some titles and allocating them to citizens only.
It has also made a university degree mandatory for a legal researcher.
Sources report there are currently 4,576 expatriates working in the legal sector in government and private sectors who hold the titles of specialists.
Renewal of work permits will require confirmation of university certificates in the private sector.
A representative or correspondent of the law firm and administrative titles are allowed according to the assessment of the need, away from the legal jurisdiction.
There are reportedly 12,868 workers in the government and private sectors who hold the title of legal specialist, including citizens.
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