Posts from CrowdJustice

The importance of certainty: High Court grants costs capping order in crowdfunded judicial review

When claimants bring a public-spirited judicial review, should they be exposed to open-ended adverse costs exposure? That was the question at stake in the recent High Court decision in Stephen Hawking and others v Secretary Of State for Health & Social Care and National Health Service Commissioning Board.

Crowdfunding: democratising access to the legal system

Crowdfunding began as a way for start-up companies and charities to ask for resources from the public. Subsequently, litigation-specific crowdfunding platforms started up, initially in the US.