No, according to Article 1/3/A of the Law Practice Code regulations.
You can combine the law practice profession with any job that does not conflict with the nature of law practice, provided that you have the approval of the Lawyers Registration Committee, according to Article 1/3/B of the Law Practice Code regulations.
The coaching lawyer must have spent at least five years in practice, according to Article 10/3/B of the Law Practice Code regulations.
After finishing training, the trainee lawyer must apply within a maximum of two years, according to Article 10/3/H of the Law Practice Code regulations, unless he or she provides an excuse accepted by the Committee.
You should contact the center for information on courses and fees.
Yes, they have to be provided by the Justice Training Center, or a center accredited by the Justice Training Center. You should contact the Center for information on accredited centers.
Registration at the Directorate starts from the date of approving the training application or transfer to another lawyer, not from the date of concluding the contract with the lawyer.
The trainee lawyer must immediately file the application. The coaching lawyer’s application to add a trainee through Najiz portal is valid for 90 days; you cannot file an application after the expiration of this period. In this case, a new “addition” is required
Decisions on applications are reached within five workdays.
The application can only be filed electronically through the Najiz portal. You can contact the Unified Communication Center for technical support.
If there is any issue with the application, the applicant is notified so that they address the issue.
This requirement applies only to trainee lawyers (at law firms), according to Article 22/3 of the Law Practice Code regulations.
Yes, every trainee lawyer must provide proof of attending 100 training hours.
Yes, it is.
A graduation certificate is required for application.
Yes, the 100 training hours requirement applies to trainee lawyers who have a master’s degree.
You can track the application status through the Najiz portal.
The coaching lawyer is required to register the trainee lawyer in GOSI. He should contact this organization in this regard.
The trainee lawyer can file a lawsuit before the labor court.
Yes, the higher diploma is included as experience, provided that the diploma is accredited by the Lawyers Registration Committee, and that the experience period does not overlap with other experience periods.
Opening a law practice is subject to the terms of the relevant authorities such as municipalities. The office must be appropriate for the profession, located on a public street, and marked with a sign at the entrance stating the lawyer’s name and working hours, according to Article 1/21 of the Law Practice Code regulations.
The profession is practiced through opening an independent office, partnership with a licensed lawyer, or working for a licensed lawyer.
The lawyer must inform the Directorate of the office within a maximum of 90 days from the date of notification of license issuance. Notification of the office is performed by updating the lawyer’s information on Najiz portal.
Yes, you have to apply for stopping your practice immediately.
Complaints for special rights shall be filed to the competent court that heard the original case, according to Article 26 of the Code of Law Practice. If the claim is for compensation, it shall be in accordance with Article 3/29 of the Law Practice Code regulations.
The complaint can be filed through the Unified Communication Center on the condition that you attach a copy of the ruling.
You can contact the Saudi Bar Association for assistance, according to Article 2 of the Saudi Bar Association regulations.
Under Article 139 of the Law of Criminal Procedure, the application for appointing a lawyer for someone accused of a major crime is filed by the court hearing the case.
The ministry provides a number of electronic services. You can view those services by clicking on the "e-Services" link on the main menu.
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