FL -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department Defendant (anonymity order)
Queen's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order
Claim No: QB-2019-004055
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Secretary of State for the Home Department Defendant
UPON a CCMC by video link in the presence of counsel for the Claimant, Ms McCallum
and counsel for the Defendant, Mr A Deakin
AND UPON the Appellant having been recognised as a confirmed victim of human
trafficking by positive Conclusive Grounds decision of the Single Competent Authority
dated 13 September 2019
AND UPON the Appellant for that reason being entitled to lifetime anonymity pursuant
to section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992
AND UPON the Court recognising that irrespective of the outcome of these
proceedings, the Appellant has an extant claim for asylum
AND PURSUANT TO CPR Rule 39.2(4) and CPR Rule 5.4C(4)(d)
IT IS ORDERED THAT:
1. Until further order the proceedings shall be anonymised in accordance with the
a. There shall be substituted, for all purposes in this case, in place of
references to the Claimant by name, the letters “FL”.
b. To the extent necessary to protect the identity of the Claimant or her
location, any other references, whether to persons or places or otherwise, be
c. A non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document from the
Court record unless it has been anonymised in accordance with this paragraph.
d. So far as the Appellant’s Notice, or any judgment or order, or any other
document to which any person may have access pursuant to CPR 5.4A-D or
at common law does not comply with the above, the Appellant’s solicitors have
leave to file with the Court copies of such documents adjusted so as to comply,
which are to be treated for all purposes as being in substitution for the relevant
2. Liberty to apply on 7 days’ notice to vary this Order, including by affected nonparties
to this Order.
3. Costs reserved.