Georgina Hollis and Amar Chauhan consider how to find clients in group litigation
There is strength in numbers, and when it comes to bringing a legal case, this is especially true. People up and down the country are suffering from civil issues that could be solved more efficiently and cost-effectively by grouping together and taking collective action. Take the Postmasters’ scandal, the contaminated blood scandal, the fire safety crisis, vaginal mesh complications – the list goes on and on.
Every one of those individuals faced exceptionally high barriers to justice when acting alone, especially with the decimation of legal aid, but when they came together, they had power and options. Not least because the defendant is more likely to take their complaint seriously. Plus, lawyers are keen to represent g...