Contact Us

The national office of the Association is open from 9.30 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday. There is an answerphone for messages outside of office hours: we try to answer queries the following day, if possible. Telephone: 020 7387 2353.

There are a number of ways to contact the Magistrates Association by email. Please see the options below for the contact most relevant to your enquiry.


If you wish to join the MA, to renew or cancel your membership or if you have any other questions regarding your membership, please email


If you wish to register/pay for an event, or for more details on a specific event, please email

Magistrates In The Community

If you would like to find out more about Magistrates In The Community (MIC), to arrange a presentation or to find out how to get involved in MIC work, please email


If you have a query regarding or on behalf of your branch, please use the dedicated email address for MA branches


If you have a query regarding MAGISTRATE magazine, please email
Melodie Hyams, Editor


Should you wish to speak to us, the MA's press office we can offer: 

  • An expert spokesperson from the MA
  • Relevant and up-to-date information regarding the magistracy
  • Out-of-hours media enquiries 
  • The use of MA logos, research materials and images

If you would like to contact us for comment on news stories relevant to the work of magistrates in criminal and civil matters, the Magistrates Association and criminal justice in general, please contact
Bea Crayford, Media and Communications Officer
Tel: 020 7387 2353
Out-of-hours contact:
Jon Collins, Chief Executive
Mobile: 07968 493 098