Posted on January 06, 2017

The Ministry of Justice has issued a guideline for legal and judicial training programmes to be carried out in 2017. The training guideline coincides with the launch of training programme for assistants of judges and prosecution. It will be implemented by the Center of Legal and Judicial Studies (CLJS) of the Ministry. 

"Training is part of the government policy to invest in Qatari manpower and we look forward to see all Qataris concerned benefiting from the training opportunities offered by CLJS," said the Minister of Justice, H E Dr Hassan bin Lahdan Saqr Al Mohannadi, in his introduction to the training guideline. "Our aim is to Qatarise all professions in the legal sector and develop distinct Qatari legal jurisprudence in order to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030," added the minister. There are some changes in this year's training plan, he said, pointing out that the changes include starting the courses with the beginning of the new year concurrently with the state fiscal year and giving more attention to practical aspects and use of Arabic language as medium of instruction.

The training guide was prepared in coordination with different government bodies concerned to make the training outputs match actual needs, said Fatima Abdulaziz Bilal, Director of CLJS. The guideline highlighted in detail the training programmes of 2017, which includes training programmes of assistants of judges and prosecutions, new candidates, training programmes for new lawyers who are under practical training in addition to the sixth compulsory training course for judges and the seventh compulsory training programme for lawyers under training and the 15th training programme for legal professionals.

source: The Peninsula