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UAE Universities to Enhance Legal Programs to Enhance Opportunities for Law Graduates.

The Ministry of Education collaborates with prominent law firms in a joint committee initiative.

by Jamsheera
Job opportunity for Law graduates increased

Legal programs in UAE universities are undergoing a transformation aimed at expanding employment prospects for graduates in the field of law. This effort involves the formation of a joint committee comprising members from the Ministry of Education and leading local and international law firms. Together, they aim to improve the country’s legal education system by providing practical training opportunities for students, recommending experienced legal professionals for teaching roles, and keeping students abreast of the latest developments in the legal industry.

Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of Education, highlighted the ministry’s commitment to modernizing legal programs in the nation’s universities. These efforts aim to synchronize the programs with evolving workforce demands and to advance governmental objectives in fostering transparency, efficiency, fairness, and advancement within the country’s legal system.

Onboarding top local and international firms

The collaborative committee will be responsible for suggesting qualified legal professionals for teaching roles at the nation’s universities, as well as acquainting students with the most recent advancements in the legal sector.

Essam Al Tamimi, Chairman of Al Tamimi & Company, emphasized the significance of the meeting between law firms and the UAE Ministry of Education, stating, “It is of utmost importance and common interest as it pertains to the future of legal education and the role that we, private sector law firms, can play in supporting it.”

The committee will endeavor to pinpoint skills gaps and offer practical training opportunities at universities to narrow the disparity between theory and practice.

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