ADJA celebrates graduation of 1st Intake of ‘Certified Government Legal Advisor’ programme

ABU DHABI, The Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy (ADJA) celebrated the graduation of the first batch of the foundation training programme for legal researchers "Certified Government Legal Advisor", which was implemented in cooperation with Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), with a total of 554 training hours and the participation of 25 candidates from 16 government agencies.

This six-month programme is part of the efforts aimed at enhancing researchers’ capabilities and providing them with the necessary knowledge to perform their governmental legal duties, preparing of trained and specialised human cadres capable of understanding, assimilating and developing the legal systems and transform them into life skills.

Youssef Saeed Al Abri, Undersecretary of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy, affirmed the ADJD’s commitment, in implementation of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, to apply international best practices in the field of academic and practical training, to qualify national cadres according to the highest international standards.

Al Abri pointed out that the programme combines practical and theoretical training, which is convenient to develop the capacities of legal researchers, and to provide them with the basic skills that ensure the efficient performance of their work in accordance with the requirements of practical reality in courts and public prosecutions.

For his part, Dr. Yasir Ahmed Al Naqbi, Director-General of the ADSG, said, “We are pleased to witness the success of this programme, which is the fruit of cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy, and the achievement of the desired goals of enhancing the expertise and skills of national competencies to enable them playing a pivotal role in consolidating the rule of law and justice in the UAE by providing an integrated learning experience that meets the requirements of the legal system in the country.”

ADJA, in cooperation with the ADSG, has announced the start of enrolment for the second intake of the programme, which is expected to be launched during the second quarter of 2023 via the Abu Dhabi Judicial Academy platform for education and training.

Source: Emirates News Agency