Number of female lawyers 67

Number of female lawyers 67
Updated 28 November 2015

Number of female lawyers 67

Number of female lawyers 67

RIYADH: The Kingdom now has 67 female lawyers out of 3,400 in the country, according to a report released by the Justice Ministry.
The report said that 65 male lawyers were registered at the beginning of the Islamic year on Oct. 14, and four female lawyers. Seventeen lawyers had renewed their licenses, the report said.
Recently, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman issued a royal decree appointing 43 judges. The ministry also created 1,145 judicial jobs as part of its plan to support the courts with qualified staff able to provide the public with quality services.
The ministry also inked a contract worth SR870.8 million this year with a local company for the construction of 33 courts and notary offices in Riyadh.
The ministry has urged all legal practitioners to abide by the country’s laws.