Anonymous -v- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (anonymity order)

King's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

CLAIM NO: E90BM272

In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division

Birmingham District Registry

22 April 2021

Before:

HHJ Kelly

Between:

Anonymous

(A Child Proceeding by her Mother and Litigation Friend)

-v-

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


ORDER

BEFORE HH Judge Kelly sitting as an additional judge of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division at the Birmingham District Registry on the 22nd April 2021

UPON HEARING leading Counsel on behalf of the Claimant and leading Counsel on behalf of the Defendant

AND UPON IT BEING RECORDED THAT NO FURTHER REPRESENTIONS 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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 EEE. Likewise, the Litigation Friend shall be referred to as DDD.
  3. A non-party may not inspect or obtain the copy of any document from the court file without the permission of a District Judge. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the Claimant.
  4. 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 have been redacted any information which might identify the claimant or the Litigation Friend.
  5. Permission to apply.