EJF’s aim is to ensure that the legal environment in Europe protects both consumers and businesses alike, and that those with a legitimate grievance have access to justice.

EJF is a coalition of businesses, individuals and organisations that are working to promote fair, balanced, transparent and efficient civil justice laws and systems in Europe.


ADR regulatory process update

On 13 March 2024, the Plenary endorsed the report as Parliament first reading position with 605 votes in favour, 7 votes against and 13 abstentions. In the Council, it has been referred to the Working Party on Consumer Protection and Information, which debated it for the last time on 22 April.

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Representative actions proposal

The European Commission published in April 2018 a proposal for a Directive on Representative Actions, as part of its New Deal for Consumers, to establish a collective redress mechanism across Europe.

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EJF’s goal is to ensure that the Directive on Representative Actions will build a coherent and harmonized civil redress system architecture in Europe.

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