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Thamina Kabir, a Bangladeshi descent British citizen represented in world famous Mrs. Universe competition as the first ever Bangladeshi

She is Lawyer. She is an activist. And she is a contestant Mrs. Universe 2013. This is all about Thamina Kabir (Bengali: তাহমিনা কবীর), who was the first to represent Bangladesh at the Mrs Universe pageant as the first ever Bangladeshi. Moreover, she is the principal of Thamina Solicitors. She came fourth in the fans’ votes and received friendship award.

Thamina Kabir was born on May, 10th, 1985 in Mirsarai, Chittagong. She is the daughter of Humayun Kabir Helaly of Sandwip, Chittagong and Nazma Kabir of Mirsarai, Chittagong.

Thamina was a brilliant student who stood 9th in the combined merit list in Secondary (SSC) and 6th in the combined merit list in Higher Secondary (HSC). Later, she moved to the UK in 2003 at the age of just 18. She started studying for Bachelor of Law along with raising her children. She graduated with a LLB (Honor’s) from University of Northumbria in 2008, followed by the Bar Vocational Course from the prestigious City University in 2009. Subsequently, she was called to the Bar in 2009. She is a member of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. In 2011, she became a Solicitor.

She became an advocate in Bangladesh in 2016. In spite of this, she got a post graduate diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary University, London. She is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Young International Arbitration Group -LCIA.

Thamina received ‘Maa Amar maa’ award in academic achievement category in 2013. She was also recognized in the annual ‘British Bangladeshi Who’s Who’ in 2015. In her personal life, she is the mother of one daughter and two sons.

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Barrister Akhlakh, first Bangladeshi criminal judge in Britain

Barrister Akhlakh (Bengali: ব্যারিস্টার আখলাক) has been appointed as the judge of criminal court of England and Wells. This is the first ever Bangladeshi born lawyer who got appointment in criminal court as a judge. Before this, some Bangladeshi born lawyers got appointment as an immigration and family court judge.
Barrister Akhlakh is a specialist lawyer in employment, business protection, public and information law, and criminal law.
He had worked as the defense lawyer in favor of the Heringe council for the case of Baby Pee, a highlighted case throughout Britain. He is the Chambers and partners and got the recommendation as a regular specialist lawyer in Legal 500.
He enjoys the popularity as the specialist by working in various cases in Employment law regulatory act, city institution, various offices of local government, trade union, police authority. He had worked in various multi million pound cases in favor of employees and employers. At present, He has been working in the cases related to disability, race, sex, and religion discrimination. His father, Azizur rahman, is one the founder of First Masjid dawatul islam, Scotland. He is acting as the founding chairman of Glasco Bangladeshi association.

Barrister Akhlak

Barrister Akhlak

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