Claim No: QB-2021-001619
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Deputy High Court Judge Simon Tinkler
(A PROTECTED PARTY BY HER PROFESSIONAL DEPUTY AND
LITIGATION FRIEND, GLEN ALAN MILES)
THE ESTATE OF B.T.Z.
BEFORE Deputy High Court Judge Simon Tinkler, sitting in the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, on 16th February 2022.
UPON hearing Counsel for the Claimant and Leading Counsel for the Defendant and James Brewster from Strand News.
UPON the parties reaching terms of settlement, subject to the Approval of the Court.
WHEREAS the Claimant has made a claim (“the Claim”) against the Defendant for personal injuries suffered by her, on 2nd April 2018, which were caused by the negligence of the Defendant and in respect of which proceedings were commenced by the Claimant in the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division in Claim No: QB-2021-001619.
AND WHEREAS the Claimant is a Protected Party and brings the claim by her Professional Deputy and Litigation Friend, Glen Alan Miles.
IT IS ORDERED that:
1. Pursuant to Rules 5.4C(4) and 39.2(4) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), the Court being satisfied that such Orders are necessary to protect the interests of the Claimant and that there is no countervailing public interest in disclosure:
a. The identity of the Claimant and Defendant must not be disclosed and there shall be substituted for all purposes of this case (save for the master documents held on the court file), in place of references to the Claimant by name, and whether orally or in writing, references to the letters, A.T.X., and in place of references to the Defendant by name, and whether orally or in writing, references to the letters, B.T.Z.
b. A non-party may not obtain a copy of any statement of case under CPR Rule 5.4C (1).
c. A non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any other document from the court file without the permission of a Master. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the Claimant, the Claimant’s Litigation Friend/Deputy and the Defendant.
d. A non-party may not obtain any copy document from the Court file in accordance with sub-paragraph (c) above unless it has been anonymised in accordance with sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Order and there has been redacted any information which might identify the Claimant and the Defendant.
e. There shall be no publication or other disclosure of any name, address or information tending to identify the Claimant or the Defendant.
f. Provided that the provisions of this Order shall not apply to communications between the Defendant’s insurers and their respective reinsurers and legal advisors or to communications with the Compensation Recovery Unit or to communications between the Defendant’s Insurer, its legal advisers, the Claimant’s Deputy and any Statutory Authority.
2. Any non-party affected by this Order may apply on notice to all parties to have the Order set aside or varied.