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      International Lawyers Association (ILA)

      International Lawyers Association (ILA) is a not-for-profit leading association and independent body, providing professional support, worldwide training, and regulatory demonstration on behalf of all ILA solicitors in England and Wales and legal professionals in all over the world related to this jurisdiction.

      International Lawyers Association (ILA) is an independent professional body for solicitors and legal professionals. ILA specifically providing legal training to the legal professionals. Company profit or surplus is not being distributed to its members and it is only utilised for company’s objectives. Our vision is to promote, to protect and to support solicitors in the England & Wales, and to promote legal profession, the rule of law and justice in all over the world.

      ILA law firms embody over majority of all solicitor firms in the England and Wales and more than 3000 legal professional members worldwide. Our mission is to promote legal profession and rule of law.


      Lubna Shuja

      President of the Law Society of England & Wales and Council member for Sole Practitioners

      Lubna Shuja is the 178th person, first Asian, first Muslim and seventh female president of the Law Society of England and Wales. She qualified as a solicitor in 1992. She is a sole practitioner at Legal Swan Solicitors in Birmingham, a firm she set up in 2007, where she now specialises in professional discipline and regulation. She has experience in dealing with family law, conveyancing, personal injury claims, wills and probate, and litigation. Prior to 2007, Lubna worked in a high-street firm in West Yorkshire for 14 years undertaking litigation and personal injury work. She is also a mediator (CEDR accredited) conducting civil and family mediation.

      Lubna works with a number of professional regulators. She is a chair of the Health and Care Professions Tribunal’s Conduct and Competence Committee, an adjudicator chair of Social Work England’s Fitness to Practise Committee, a legally qualified deputy chair of the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee and a chair of the General Chiropractic Council’s Investigating committee. She was a chair of the Disciplinary, Appeal and Regulatory committees of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants for 11 years and she was also a deputy clerk at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal for over 13 years.

      She is a past chair of the Solicitor Sole Practitioners Group (SPG). Lubna has been a member of the Law Society Council since 2013 representing the interests of sole practitioners. She is a member of the Law Society Board, the chair of the Strategic Litigation Group and a member of the Conduct Committee. Lubna was the inaugural chair of the Membership and Communications Committee (from 2018 to 2021) and was previously a member of the Membership Board and Finance and Investment Committee.

      Mohsin Raza Malik

      President (ILA) 2023-24
      Solicitor of England & Wales

      Sajjad Hussain Kayani

      Director ILA
      Solicitor of England & Wales

      Safdar Iqbal

      Director ILA
      Solicitor of England & Wales

      Objectives of International Lawyers Association

      ILA gives you easy access to develop the skills and knowledge you need to develop your career while ensuring compliance. We mainly focus on the following factors to achieve our objectives.

      Fostering links between the legal practitioners of different jurisdictions.

      The purpose behind the objective is to equip the members with information and training to transfer their qualifications from their jurisdictions into the qualification of England & Wales. e.g., SQE and BTT tests etc more

      Be a Part of International Lawyers Association (ILA)

      ILA membership is open now. It’s simple and comes with multifarious benefits particularly discounted continuous professional development course, seminars and events. For international delegates, invitation letters are issued free of charge. We also issue a membership Certificate free of charge.