Mailin is a highly experienced commercial lawyer, specialising in copyright, digital, technology and data. She supports clients to bring their project to life, advising on a breadth of commercial matters which pivot around the exploitation of intellectual property rights, the build and use of technology, and digital products and services.

She works with clients ranging from start-ups to established global businesses, working across a variety of sectors but with a strong focus on technology, media, creative industries, automotive and retail sectors.

Mailin’s experience includes working in-house, including as virtual in-house counsel to a legal solutions SaaS provider, as well as for a number of Pearson-owned companies including the Financial Times, Penguin Television and Pearson Broadband.

  • Mailin was instrumental in meeting a crucial deadline. This was underlined not only by her incredible professional approach to the task but also by a clear understanding of effective client engagement.

    Gigs Thoukidides, Financial Times

  • Mailin was great to work with. She quickly understood the project brief, exceeded the project delivery requirements by thinking creatively and flexibly, and was a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend her.

    Emily Oliver, KEO Films

  • Mailin Bala is very approachable and practical. She uses her legal expertise very effectively to help us assess and mitigate the real world risks.

    The Legal 500 UK, 2021