This paper considers how to get funding to bring public law cases , including

  • Disputes between citizens and public bodies (usually conducted in telephone conversations , letters and emails , and sometimes , face to face meetings)
  • ADR , eg mediation
  • Formal complaints about public bodies to the public bodies themselves and to Ombudsmen such as the Local Government Ombudsman , and the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  • Appeals to administrative tribunals
  • Proceedings before the civil courts , eg claims for judicial review and statutory appeals to the court.

Funding Public Law: What it Costs and How to Pay for it