GDNC Foils Smuggling 5,200,000 Amphetamine Pills, Arrests 4 Suspects    Arab Interior Ministers Condemn Terrorist Attacks on Baghdad and Erbil    Visitors, Worshippers Perform First Friday Prayer at Grand Mosque in Ramadan    25 Contestants Participate in Final Qualifiers for Local Competition of King Salman Award for Holy Quran Memorization    UAE records 1,843 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths    Dr. Al Rabeeah: Saudi Arabia has provided more than $713 million to contribute in addressing COVID-19 pandemic globally    Saudi Press: Saudi Arabia Continues its Humanitarian Aid and Development Projects for Yemeni People    Weather Forecast for Friday    IsDB, IFAD sign agreement to tackle climate change and improve food security    KSrelief organizes training course for doctors to combat coronavirus in Yemen's Aden    KSrelief sends 7th batch of medical aid to help Palestinians combat COVID-19    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Iftar program launched in Indonesia    How ME healthcare players can respond to challenges in a post COVID-19 world    Building a solar farm is becoming noticeably more expensive as modules and labor get costlier    Coronavirus variant first detected in India is found in UK    VAT specialists and accounting technicians get Hadaf support    UAE real estate market evolves and matures as properties adapt to shifting consumer demands    Global governments and partners pledge $400 million to COVAX vaccine program    Zoono's antimicrobial technology brings game-changing solution in infection prevention    Vice Minister of Hajj and Umrah Receives Bangladeshi Ambassador to the Kingdom    "Ehsan" to Launch National Campaign Supporting Charitable Work in Saudi Arabia    IsDB President Meets with President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank    Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Higher at 9,987 Points    New global compact aims to drive down diabetes deaths, boost insulin access    Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to commence on May 23    SABIC General Assembly Approves SAR 9 Billion Dividends for 2020    Welcome to beautiful Ramadan customs    Foundation stone laid for Jeddah Formula One circuit    How diabetes can be a fasting person's safe friend    Saudi citizen facilitates Pakistani, Filipino tie the knot in style    Laying the Foundation Stone for Jeddah Formula One Circuit    Saudi Arabian Football Federation is Ready to Host AFC Champions League Groups    Top athletes praise Abu Dhabi jiu-jitsu event after thrilling final day    SFDA launches awareness campaign on dangers of doping    SFDA Launches Awareness Campaign on Dangers of Doping    UAE athletes produce a performance for the ages with medals galore    King Salman Center for Disability Research Launches 2nd Edition of its Story Collection (Awareness)    Extreme E the 3rd World Race Organized by Saudi Arabia in 2021    Riyadh Light Witnesses Conclusion of External Artworks    Riyadh Light Turned the Capital into Lights' Aura    Colored Triangles Decorate Conference Building, at King Abdullah Financial Center    Vaccination does not invalidate fasting, says UAE Fatwa Council    It is high time to correct wrong concepts about women's status    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Court facilitates young woman's marriage after stripping father's guardianship    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    Senior Scholars Council Issues Decision No. 246 Regarding Attendance of Friday Prayer and Prayers at Mosques in a Case of Spread of Epidemic or Fear of its Spread    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Number of licensed female lawyers rises to 785
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 02 - 11 - 2020

RIYADH — The total number of licensed Saudi female lawyers rose to 785 by the middle of the year 2020, well-informed sources at the Ministry of Justice told Okaz/Saudi Gazette. As many as 186 licenses for legal practice have been issued for women during the current year.
According to the sources, the total number of female lawyers who have completed their training reached 2,371, of whom 626 were trained during the first half of this year. Completion of training in the legal profession is one of the most important terms and conditions that must be fulfilled in order to obtain a license to practice as a lawyer.
The Ministry of Justice, through its law offices that are licensed to practice the profession in various regions of the Kingdom, will supervise directly the training programs for qualified law graduates.
The ministry sources pointed out that the applicant must fulfill the terms and conditions for registration in the list of practicing lawyers for their training in law firms, except the requirement of experience. They have to undergo training with a lawyer who has had at least five years of experience in the legal practice, and that the trainee shall work as a full-timer in the law firm throughout the training period.
It is noteworthy that the Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judiciary Council Dr. Walid Al-Samaani has called for more efforts to empower Saudi women in the legal practice field, especially to facilitate them obtain the license that gives them the authority to carry out some of the duties of notaries.
Al-Samaani had issued directives recently to appoint 100 legally qualified women as notaries public. These notaries formally started their work from Nov. 1, following a three-month specialized training program.
The program is being organized in cooperation with the Justice Training Center. They will also be provided with practical training at the ministry's Agency for Documentation and Notaries.
The ministry said that the training program for the female notary public includes many theoretical and practical sessions, including the acquisition of skills in the tasks, specializations, and procedures of documentation in accordance with the judicial system. The training would also cover modern technologies related to documentation work.
The ministry's initiatives come as part of efforts for further empowerment of women in the justice sector by facilitating judicial services for women with an enhanced role in the documentation area.
The ministry recently appointed many qualified women in the fields of law, Shariah, sociology, administration, and technology in the ministry for the first time. The ministry has been focusing on female employment within the legal sector as part of its plans to support and empower women, widen their career options, and help them play a bigger role in this sector.

Clic here to read the story from its source.