The national office of the Magistrates Association is open 9.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
MA staff are currently following government guidance and working from home. We can still answer your calls on 020 7387 2353 and will respond to emails.
Please be aware that our responses might take longer than usual as we are operating with a reduced team.
If you wish to send us your membership application by post, please send it to 'FREEPOST Magistrates Association'. You will not need a stamp or any additional address.
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
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
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 press contact:
Mark Beattie JP, Interim Chief Executive
Mobile: 07733 001 661