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20 Oct CALA’s Autumn lecture

CALA’s Autumn lecture on 11 October was a huge success. CALA was delighted and  honoured that Mr Justice MacDonald agreed to  speak to our members.  In a presentation entitled “ What we want” MacDonald J  spoke to us about what the judiciary wants and expects...

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15 Nov CALA’s Autumn Lecture

CALA's Autumn lecture on 18 October was extremely well attended and a tremendous success. CALA were thrilled and  honoured that Lady Justice Black, Head of International Family Justice for England & Wales, agreed to  join us to discuss the 1996 Hague convention. The evening involved...

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15 Nov CALA in Amsterdam

Members of CALA's committee were kindly invited to join the Dutch Association of International Child Abduction Lawyers for their biannual meeting in Amsterdam on 29 September to learn about our respective organisations and exchange information and ideas.  It was also a wonderful opportunity to meet...

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18 Jul CALA summer party

CALA held its Summer party on 30th June at The Bunghole/Davy’s wine Bar, High Holborn.  It was a super evening attended by a huge number of CALA members and guests from ICACU and Cafcass. ...

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04 Feb Wendy Kemp

We were all so very sad to learn of Wendy Kemp’s death over the Christmas period. Wendy was a crucial founding member of CALA.  She was extremely popular and very well respected by her fellow CALA members having been a long established child abduction law specialist...

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01 Oct CALA’s committee and constitution change

At CALA's AGM held on the afternoon of 1 October members approved minor alterations to our constitution which will enable CALA for the first time to accept applications for membership from those with an interest in child abduction resident outside this jurisdiction. Such members will...

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