Ministry of Justice

Minister

Prime Minister
H.E.Dr. Bassam Samir Talhouni

Dr. Bassam Talhouni is the current Minister of Justice of the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Born in 1964, Dr. Talhouni holds a doctorate degree in law from the University of Edinburgh, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in law from the Faculty of Law at the University of Jordan. He is a practicing lawyer licensed by the Jordanian Bar Association since 1991.

 

Before the issuance of the Royal Decree to delegating him for the second time as Minister of Justice, Dr. Talhouni held numerous high-profile positions including being a Senator (member of the Upper House of the Jordanian Parliament, Sep 2016 – Oct 2018), Chairman of The Board Of Trustees - Al Hussein Technical University, Director General of Companies Controller Directorate, member of the Board of Directors of the Jordanian Deposits Insurance Corporation, member of the Jordanian Higher Committee of the Certified Public Accountants profession, chairman of the National Corporate Governance Committee, board member of the Jordan Industrial Estates Company and Minister of Justice ((Aug 2013 – Sep 2016).

 

Furthermore, Dr. Talhouni held several academic and administrative positions including a member of the Council of University of Jordan, member of the Faculty of Law, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Law and assistant professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Jordan.

 

Throughout his career, Dr. Talhouni participated in numerous high-profile seminars, events and workshops at local, regional and global levels including the UNICETRAL Working Group on Insolvency, chaired the annual meeting for the Minister of Justice of the League of Arab Nations and many prestigious events at the local levels involving national and international counterparts.  

 

He is an expert in Intellectual Property Rights. Dr. Talhouni structured advices to various local and international organizations on IP and other commercial-related affairs. He supervised many master's degrees thesis as well as researches of judges as prerequisite for graduation from the Judicial Institute.

General Information

The Ministry of Justice was established in 1921, assuming different names, starting with Justice Advisor, and ending with Ministry of Justice, according to Regulation no. (56) for the year 1971. The Ministry was entrusted with the management and supervision of courts of law, and providing them with judges and staff. It is governed by Regulation no. (50) for the year 1989, issued on the basis of Article 120 of …


The Ministry of Justice was established in 1921, assuming different names, starting with Justice Advisor, and ending with Ministry of Justice, according to Regulation no. (56) for the year 1971. The Ministry was entrusted with the management and supervision of courts of law, and providing them with judges and staff. It is governed by Regulation no. (50) for the year 1989, issued on the basis of Article 120 of the Constitution. Among the duties entrusted with this Ministry include facilitating work at courts of law and providing methods, systems and technologies, as well as assuring adherence to the provisions of laws and regulations applied in courts of law through the Directorate of Inspection. Regular courts are found throughout the Kingdom, numbering 48, with 429 judges, and 1842 administrators.


Contact Information

  • City
  • Amman
  • PO Box
  • 6040
  • Address
  • Jabal Amman - 3 circle
  • ZIP Code
  • 11118
  • Fax
  • 4643197 6 (962) +

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