M. A. Muid Khan was declared as the Best Human Rights Lawyer England & Wales 2016 from among 20 thousand lawyers of England & Wales by the honourable President of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX).
Mr. M. A. Muid Khan, a Barrister of Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of CILEX, has made a landmark history at the CILEX President Award Presentation Ceremony 2016; when he became the first Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of British-Bangladeshi origin to be honoured with the CILEX President Award 2016, for his outstanding contribution in the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
To honour Mr. Khan, on Saturday 1st October 2016, at 7:30 PM, a special Award Presentation Night was arranged by CILEX President Mr. Martin Callanat Jury’s Inn Milton Keynes, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2HP, United Kingdom. The award was presented to Mr. Khan after the CILEX graduation ceremony which commenced at 7:00pm.
In the presence of Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, Master of Rolls, President of Bar Council, President of Law Society, President of CILEX, Chief Master, senior judge at the Court of Protection, and District Judge, President of the Association of District Judges. Attorney General, joint chairs of the Legal Education and Training Review consultation steering panel and chief executives of countless legal and other bodies, such as chairman of the Solicitors Regulation Authority; Bar Standards Board; chief executive of Legal Services Board, chief executive of the Access to Justice Foundation and the whole legal world of England & Wales; Mr. Khan received a commemorative trophy, certificate, winner’s logo and a £500 cheque; which he donated to Princes Charity; making him the first British-Bangladeshi Lawyer to receive this prestigious national legal award. Mr. Khan dedicated this award jointly to his late father Prof. A. N. M. Abdul Mannan Khan & spiritual father Mark Simpson QC.
The CILEX President Award, given to an individual lawyer for his outstanding contribution in the legal field, is one of the most prestigious national legal awards and honour an individual British lawyer can receive in his career as a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer. It is the first time that a British Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer of Bangladeshi origin to take home the historic win of this prestigious national legal award.
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive lawyers; which represents/regulates more than 20,000 trainee and practising Chartered Legal Executives in the England & Wales. On 30 January 2012, CILEX became incorporated by Royal Charter and are now known as the ‘Chartered Institute of Legal Executives’. CILEX work closely with the UK Government and the Ministry of Justice and are recognised in England and Wales as one of the three core approved regulators of the legal profession alongside barristers and solicitors.
Mr. Khan has recorded many laudable “firsts” in the course of his career due to which in April 2011, the Law Society, Bar Council & CILEX jointly honoured him with their joint prestigious national legal award “Advocacy in the face of Adversity 2011”. In September 2011, Mr. Khan has also become as one of the top seven short listed Legal Executive Lawyers of England & Wales for the Law Society’s prestigious “Excellence Award 2011”. Again in 2012, the Law Society again shortlisted Mr. Khan for their prestigious national legal award “Excellence Award 2012”. In 2012, International Bar Association (IBA) also selected Mr. M. Khan for their Pro Bono Award from the United Kingdom. On 30th May 2012, the CILEX Judges honoured Mr. Khan with their prestigious national legal award “CILEX Pro-Bono Medal 2011”. “Who’s Who 2011 – British-Bangladeshi” also recognized his outstanding achievement as “one of the most successful and recognized figures in the British Bangladeshi community.
Mr. Khan runs his Free Legal Advice Centre on every Thursday. He is also the giving free legal advice with a smiling face to his community by running two top popular live legal shows on NTV Europe – Sky Channel 838 i.e. “Legal Update with NTV” on every Saturday at 6:00 PM and Law & Rights (Aiyeen o Odhikar) last Saturday of every month.
“…Muid Khan is a Model of Excellence to the legal world and an inspiration to the British-Bangladeshi Community…” Mr. Martin Callan, President, CILEX.
Mr. Khan seeks dowa from everyone.