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Find all of our current and past legal cases in one handy place.
Good Law Project is supporting Coal Action Network and the local residents they work with living in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, to end the illegal extraction of coal at the Ffos-y-Fran open-cast coal mine.
People trust their healthcare providers with the most intimate kinds of personal information – and the NHS can’t do its job without that trust.
The Home Office has failed to publish a plan to tackle drink spiking. Good Law Project is teaming up with The Gemini Project to challenge their lack of action.
Good Law Project is taking legal action with Friends of the Earth and ClientEarth for the second time to ensure the Government tackles the climate crisis.
Together with Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity, we are launching a legal challenge against HMRC to close the £600m ‘carried interest’ loophole in tax paid by private equity fund managers.
We’re planning to bring forward a legal challenge ahead of the next General Election to ensure that the new requirements for photo ID don’t disenfranchise people and deprive them of their democratic rights.
We’re supporting action to defend the rights of protesters and the essential freedoms that hold up our fragile democracy.
Good Law Project is bringing a set of legal challenges to seek the proper protection of unaccompanied children who are seeking asylum in the UK.
Flowing across the border between England and Wales, the River Wye is one of our most beautiful and precious waterways. But it is dying because of the impacts of agricultural pollution. Run-off and slurry from intensive farming in Powys and Herefordshire is spilling into the river, degrading the habitats of a range of internationally important species.
A deluge of untreated sewage is being discharged by water companies into our rivers and along our coastlines. But the Government is failing to face up to the scale of the problem. This is why we have launched legal action alongside Marine Conservation Society, Richard Haward’s Oysters and surfer and activist, Hugo Tagholm, to demand action.
Who pulls the strings of the shady groups at 55 Tufton Street? We’ve started a legal campaign to uncover this insidious network of think-tanks and lobby groups that influence our politics – and to expose who’s behind them.
Treasured public spaces across the UK are being sold off and lost to private interests at an alarming rate. We’re supporting a community in Shropshire to save their local green space – and we’re now awaiting a judgment from the Supreme Court.
Government Ministers have been using private email accounts to conduct official business. This was the case throughout the pandemic, when Boris Johnson and others were making important, costly decisions. So far our legal action to challenge the practice hasn’t succeeded, but we’re not giving up. We’re now seeking an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court.
England is an international outlier in trans healthcare – but not in a good way. In November 2022, we went to the High Court to challenge NHS England over the extreme waiting times faced by trans people trying to access specialised healthcare. In January 2023, we received news that our challenge had been rejected by the Judge – but we were also granted permission for an appeal, which was disappointingly dismissed in July 2023.
To register as a charity, an organisation must be charitable: to benefit people and not harm them. Do the LGB Alliance, who seem to dedicate most of their output to denigrating trans people, meet that legal threshold? We’re supporting action to strip the organisation of its charitable status, and are awaiting the outcome.
The Government had a woefully inadequate Net Zero strategy. We challenged it at the High Court and won. Now they have a deadline of spring this year to come up with a serious plan to tackle the climate crisis.