Female law firm opens in Saudi

The woman who became Saudi Arabia's first female registered lawyer in November has just opened an employment and business disputes practice in Jeddah.

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Bayan Mahmoud Al-Zahran has launched a four-lawyer firm. However, women are still subject to strict rules if they appear in court. Judges are allowed to disregard all that is said by a female lawyer in front of them. Source: Financial Post

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