Anonymous -v- Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (anonymity order)
Queen's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order
CLAIM NO: F90BM025
In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division
Birmingham District Registry
16 April 2021
(A Child Proceeding by his Mother and Litigation Friend)
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
BEFORE Her Honour Judge Kelly sitting as an additional judge of the High Court of Justice at Birmingham Civil Justice Centre on 16 April 2021
UPON HEARING Simeon Maskrey QC, leading counsel on behalf of the claimant and David Evans QC, leading counsel on behalf of the defendant
AND UPON IT BEING RECORDED THAT NO FURTHER REPRESENTATIONS WERE MADE
AND UPON IT APPEARING the case is likely to attract publicity and that revealing the identity of the claimant is likely to unfairly damage the interests of the claimant and that, accordingly, publication of details revealing the claimant’s identity ought to be prohibited.
AND PURSUANT to s11 Contempt of Court Act 1981, s.6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and CPR Rule 5.4A to 5.4D and CPR Rule 39.2
IT IS ORDERED that
- There shall be no publication of the claimant’s name and address, the Litigation Friend’s name and address or any information which may tend to identify the claimant or the Litigation Friend.
- There be substituted for all purposes of this case, in place of references to the claimant by name, and whether orally or in writing, references to the letters CPB. Likewise, the Litigation Friend shall be referred to as JL.
- A non-party may not inspect or obtain the copy of any document from the court file without the permission of a district judge of the Queen’s Bench Division. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the claimant.
- A non-party may not obtain any copy statement of case or document from the court file unless it has been anonymised in accordance with this direction and there has been redacted any information which might identify the claimant or the Litigation Friend.
- Permission to apply.