• Financial barriers are the biggest blocker on accessing legal services, according to survey participants, with a majority saying that the system doesn’t work for ‘ordinary people’. Hot topics in the legal world and updates on legal matters funded on CrowdJustice - all in this week’s Justice Beat. Read more
  • Do judges fall within the definition of 'worker' within the Employment Rights Act? That question is going all the way up to the Supreme Court for determination in a case brought by District Judge Claire Gilham, who raised funds for legal action on CrowdJustice. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    31 May 2019
    Alex Rook, partner at Irwin Mitchell, speaks about his work representing parents seeking welfare deputyship on behalf of their young adult children, funded through CrowdJustice. Read more
  • Natasha Abrahart was just 20 years old when she took her own life at University. Now her parents are fighting to protect other young people at risk of harm due to mental ill-health. Read more
  • In this guest blog post, Evan Wright, partner in the Regulatory department at JMW Solicitors, speaks to CrowdJustice about private prosecutions - what they are, why we have them, and how funding options like CrowdJustice play a vital role for those who can't otherwise afford to bring them. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    30 May 2019
    Law imitating life? Following the #MeToo movement and widespread media coverage of workplace sex discrimination, employment practitioners report a rise in related causes of action. Hot topics in the legal world and updates on legal matters funded on CrowdJustice - all in this week’s Justice Beat. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    24 May 2019
    At CrowdJustice, we don't think that anyone with a legal case should be compelled to give up on it because they can't afford to pay for a lawyer. We also think lawyers deserve to be paid properly for their work. Here's how we're helping people to access the legal system. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    24 May 2019
    Tamsin Allen, partner at Bindmans, speaks about her work for a group of women defending a libel claim, funded through CrowdJustice. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    23 May 2019
    It’s time to get online. New research claims that law firms with a presence on the web and who provide access to legal services online should find favour with clients. Hot topics in the legal world and updates on legal matters funded on CrowdJustice - all in this week’s Justice Beat. Read more
  • The CrowdJustice Team

    23 May 2019
    Today may be the last time UK citizens vote in European parliamentary elections. If there’s anything we’ve learned from the breadth of cases we’ve seen on CrowdJustice since the 2016 Referendum, it’s that our relationship with the EU continues to divide opinion across the spectrum. Read more