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Jolyon Maugham talks to Oliver Bullough

Bringing Down Goliath

Hay Festival 2023, 

How can ordinary people challenge the rich and powerful when the legal system so often only works for those with money and means? Barrister Jolyon Maugham (Bringing Down Goliath), founder of the Good Law Project, believes that the law can also put power in the hands of ordinary people. The legal campaign group has brought a series of landmark cases, and successfully reversed Boris Johnson’s unlawful suspension of Parliament. In conversation with author and journalist Oliver Bullough, Maugham reveals the story behind these cases, offering an empowering, bold new vision for how the law can work better for all of us in the fight against injustice, and tells his own story of how he came to dedicate his life to legal activism.

Jolyon Maugham talks to Oliver Bullough