Interview: What Jolyon Maugham QC thinks about taking on polluters and holding the government to account

‘Rich remoaner lawyer’ Jolyon Maugham QC, founder of the Good Law Project and bête noire to the government, talks to ENDS about using litigation to influence politics, suing water firms for sewage pollution and being savaged on Twitter

by Rachel Salvidge
Jolyon Maugham QC: plans to establish a principle of law to allow landowners to bring a claim in nuisance for discharges. Photograph: Colin Stout/Haymarket
Jolyon Maugham QC: plans to establish a principle of law to allow landowners to bring a claim in nuisance for discharges. Photograph: Colin Stout/Haymarket

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