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About The Association of Child Abuse Lawyers (ACAL)

The Association of Child Abuse Lawyers (ACAL) is an association set up for the benefit of victims, lawyers, experts and other professionals involved in the field of obtaining compensation for the physical, sexual or emotional abuse of children and adults abused in childhood.


ACAL was set up by the leading solicitors in this field and has expanded over the years to include solicitors, barristers, legal executives, trainees, pupils, expert, and paralegals. More information on our executive board can be found here.

Our Goals

ACAL is committed to the improvement of standards amongst personal injury lawyers involved in these types of compensation claim.

Become a Member

Becoming a member offers numerous advantages including: access to our homes database, workshops (carrying CPD points) and our register of experts.


Find a lawyer

We have members all over the UK. Click on the area of the map local to you to find a recommended child abuse lawyer or search through a full list of child abuse lawyers.

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Finding help

Linking victims of child abuse to our member practitioners. The safe way to find legal help.

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ACAL fights for the rights of child abuse victims through campaigning for change.



Updating practitioners on the latest child abuse law developments, cases, & procedure.



Providing opportunities to meet colleagues throughout the United Kingdom.

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