Tuesday, 2 February, the Minister of justice Ayelet shaked said that came to an agreement with the leadership of the bar Association and also with representatives of universities about changing the rules of probation.
According to the agreement, the term seniority will be extended for six months and one and a half years instead of one, as it is provided today. However, the trainee who will be trained in 80 hours at the University, recognized bar Association, will be exempt from the additional six months of experience.
It was also agreed to establish a special management controlling the process of training and specialization of lawyers.
The reform will affect students who will begin studying at the law faculty in October 2016.
In an interview with NEWSru.co.il the Minister of justice called the training of lawyers as one of its main objectives. «There is a complex of steps aimed at improving professionalism: the lengthening of training, strengthening of control over this process, the conversion of exams to more in-depth and serious,» said Ayelet shaked. .