EFG -v- London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (anonymity order)
Queen's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order
CLAIM NO: QB-2020-004640
In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division
2 December 2021
Mr. David Pittaway QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge
(A Protected Party by his Litigation Friend LMN)
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Before Mr. David Pittaway QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge at the Royal Courts of Justice on 02/12/2021
An application by Microsoft Teams video was made on 02/12/2021 by Counsel for the Claimant and was attended by Leading Counsel for the Defendant.
AND UPON consideration of the Claimant’s Article 8 right to respect of private and family life and the Article 10 right to freedom of expression
AND UPON it appearing that non-disclosure of the identity of the Claimant is necessary in order to protect the interests of the Claimant
AND PURSUANT to rule 39.2(4) of the CPR, section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981, and rules 5.4C and 5.4D of the CPR
AND UPON the Court directing pursuant to CPR 51Y PD (3) that this hearing should be conducted as a public Microsoft Teams video hearing, given that it was necessary to secure the proper administration of justice, but not practicable for it to be broadcast in a court building
AND UPON the hearing being audio recorded
IT IS ORDERED:
(1) 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 “EFG”. Likewise, the litigation friend shall be referred to as “LMN”.
(2) A non-party may not, without the permission of a Master, inspect or 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. Any application for such permission (i.e. to inspect or obtain a non-anonymised version) must be made on notice to the Claimant and in accordance with CPR rule 5.4C(6).
(3) There shall be no publication in any newspaper or other media or other disclosure of any name, address, picture or information tending to identify the Claimant or the Litigation Friend.
(4) The costs of this application be costs in the case.