New Year Drinks ~ January 2018

MALA in conjunction with the Leicestershire Law Society (LLS) will be having a New Year Drinks event on Thursday 11th January 2018.

Please email to book your tickets. We hope to see you there!


Committee Announcement

Dewinder Birk, from No5 Chambers, has stepped down from the committee. We would like to thank her for her contribution and wish her all the best for the future.

MALA is delighted to announce that Harbinder Gosal from FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors has joined the committee with a specific focus on our West Midlands events. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who applied to join. 

MALA Ball – 13 October 2017 – TICKETS NOW ON SALE

This year’s annual ball is taking place on Friday 13th October 2017 at Athena, Leicester 

Our Black Tie flagship event is a highlight in the legal and social calendar and attracts more than 500 lawyers, judges and other professionals every year. We are proud to be supporting Zinthiya Trust and Samaritans Leicester this year. We are also delighted to announce that our guest speaker is District Judge Afzal OBE.

There will be a 3 course Indian meal, networking, fundraising, fantastic entertainment and dancing into the small hours. Tickets are £45 or £400 for a table of 10. Both booking and payment is required in advance.

We would like to give a special thanks to our HEADLINE SPONSOR No 5 Chambers.

Thank you to our event sponsors for this year: 15 New Bridge Street, Kang & Co Solicitors43 Temple Row5 St Andrew’s HillFBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors, KCH Garden Square, Nick Associates LtdCarmelite Chambers, LEAP, Farringdon Chambers and Versant.

Please CLICK HERE to download the flyer. Please complete the booking form which includes payment details. Book early to avoid disappointment as this event sells out every year!

** Please note these events are publicized in the media

To download the booking form please click here















Join the MALA Committee – Deadline 23 June 2017

MALAThe Midlands Asian Lawyers Association is looking to recruit up to three new committee members to join the organisation this summer. These are entirely unpaid roles.

The committee currently has 8 members. The committee runs all aspects of the organisation, which includes organising events, attending committee meetings, liaising with third parties on issues affecting Asian lawyers, and organising the flagship annual ball in October.

The organisation is headquartered in Leicester, where the committee meetings take place, and the events are usually held in the Midlands.

Applications are requested from people who meet the following criteria:

1. Have a passionate interest in diversity in the legal profession.

2. Be a practising solicitor, barrister, legal executive or paralegal, living and working predominantly in the Midlands area.

3. Willing to attend all committee meetings and events (where possible) and play an enthusiastic part in developing the organisation for the benefit of Asian lawyers.

To request an application form and further details, please click here and send us your name and contact details. Please note that the deadline is 4pm on Friday 23 June 2017.

Birmingham Networking Event – 4 May 2017

MALA is holding a Networking Event on 4 May 2017 from 6pm at Sky Bar, Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham.

This is a free event, however registration is required in advance.

This event is now sold out. If you wish to be placed on our reserve list, please contact us and you will be informed should places become available.

Thank you to our sponsors: 43 Temple Row; 5 St Andrew’s Hill; FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors; and 15 New Bridge Street.