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Cases

Find all of our current and past legal cases in one handy place.

Displayed below are all of our cases, Click to see only ongoing cases
  • Challenging the ban on puberty blockers

    The Tories have used emergency powers to ban new prescriptions of puberty blockers, risking trans lives. We’re undertaking an urgent legal challenge to try to stop the ban. Content warning: suicide

    Challenging the ban on puberty blockers
  • NHS CYP Guidance

    Good Law Project has seen an alarming leaked document from NHS England regarding children and young people’s healthcare. We’re seeking urgent legal advice.

    NHS CYP Guidance
  • Clamping down on political deepfakes

    AI-generated clips of political figures saying things they never said are a threat to democracy. But there are already laws that the Crown Prosecution Service could use against political deepfakes.

    Clamping down on political deepfakes
  • Protect our right to swim

    We’re supporting Jo Bateman in her action against a water company that sent a fleet of lorries to unleash a tide of sewage.

    Protect our right to swim
  • We’re holding the regulator to account on climate denial charity

    It’s more than a year since we teamed up with a cross-party group of MPs to submit a complaint about the climate-sceptic charity the Global Warming Policy Foundation. But the Charity Commission has sat on its hands. We’re taking legal action.   

    We’re holding the regulator to account on climate denial charity
  • Help protect trans people’s right to safety

    Good Law Project is making sure the voices and experiences of trans people are heard at the Supreme Court, when a case affecting the freedoms they have relied on for 20 years is heard. 

    Help protect trans people’s right to safety
  • Ofcom must keep GB News in check

    In early March 2024, Ofcom suggested that the rightwing broadcaster GB News doesn’t have to meet the same impartiality standards as broadcasters with a bigger audience. But we think this two-tier approach is unlawful.

    Ofcom must keep GB News in check
  • MPs launch complaint against Institute of Economic Affairs

    Good Law Project has teamed up with a cross-party group of politicians to demand the Charity Commission take action over the radical rightwing charity the Institute of Economic Affairs.

    MPs launch complaint against Institute of Economic Affairs
  • Help us fight dangerous misinformation on gambling

    GambleAware should be helping people quit gambling. Instead it’s propping up an industry that preys on the public. It’s time for the Charity Commission to step up.

    Help us fight dangerous misinformation on gambling
  • Help local communities build better, greener homes

    The government is putting roadblocks in the way of local councils who want to improve energy efficiency. But we need housing that tackles fuel poverty and the climate crisis.

    Help local communities build better, greener homes
  • We’re taking legal action to uncover Palantir’s blanked-out contract

    Almost three quarters of the contract between the tech giant and the NHS is completely blanked out. It’s time to see what it’s hiding.

    We’re taking legal action to uncover Palantir’s blanked-out contract
  • We’re challenging the Tories to unleash onshore wind

    The Government has been blocking onshore wind since 2015. We’re taking legal action to help spark a revolution in renewable power.

    We’re challenging the Tories to unleash onshore wind
  • General Election: Help us stop political parties misusing your data

    We’re all working on the assumption that Rishi Sunak will find the courage to call a General Election sometime this year. Political parties are keener than ever to speak directly to you – but they can’t get into your inbox or social media feed unless they can capture your personal data.  With trust in political processes at an all-time low, being open, transparent and accountable about the use by political parties of your data is essential for a healthy democracy. But early indications show some political parties are riding roughshod over crucial data rights.

    General Election: Help us stop political parties misusing your data
  • Father of 3 home for Christmas after we help him appeal

    Climate crisis protester is the first to have been sentenced with jail time for the controversial new Section 7 offence. We funded his bail application and will support him to appeal this draconian sentence.

    Father of 3 home for Christmas after we help him appeal
  • We’re helping fight medical misinformation

    When Dr Aseem Malhotra spread covid vaccine scares, the General Medical Council refused to investigate. Now we’re helping a doctor make sure the regulator does its job.

    We’re helping fight medical misinformation
  • Holding the Scottish Government to its climate pledges

    Good Law Project and the Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland are challenging the Scottish Government over its failure to uphold its commitments over the climate crisis.

    Holding the Scottish Government to its climate pledges