Khalid Al-Yousef, president of the Saudi Court of Grievances

Khalid Al-Yousef
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Updated 22 March 2020

Khalid Al-Yousef, president of the Saudi Court of Grievances

  • He earned his bachelor’s degree in Shariah law from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh in 2001
  • He obtained his master’s and Ph.D. from the same university

Khalid Al-Yousef is president of the Saudi Court of Grievances and head of the Administrative Judiciary Council.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in Shariah law from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh in 2001. He obtained his master’s and Ph.D. from the same university.

Al-Yousef served as a judge in the administrative judiciary, the commercial judiciary, the disciplinary judiciary and the criminal judiciary of the Board of Grievances.

He also worked in different departments and positions in the Board of Grievances, including as a member of the technical affairs office, and general supervisor of the support center and of the president of the Supreme Administrative Court’s office.

Al-Yousef worked as a part-time lecturer in the private law department at the College of Law and Political Sciences at King Saud University. 

Recently, Al-Yousef chaired a meeting in which the Administrative Judiciary Council issued several decisions in conjunction with preventive measures taken by the Kingdom to limit the spread of coronavirus.

According to the decisions, all hearings are adjourned in all courts of the Court of Grievances from March 16 until further notice, and will be partially or fully resumed by a decision of the council’s president.

The judicial departments will use the electronic services available at the Board of Grievances in all pleading procedures, including exchanging memorandums and documents between parties to cases, submitting drafts of judgments and their copies, and receiving appeals, objections and other requests that do not require the presence of the parties in court.


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