HXQ -v- Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (anonymity order)

Queen's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim No: QB-2022-000529


Date: 17/03/2022

Master Eastman

HXQ (A Child By His Father and Litigation Friend
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


BEFORE MASTER EASTMAN sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London
WC2A 2LL on the 17th day of March 2022.
UPON HEARING Mr Nigel Spencer-Ley Counsel for the Claimant, and XXX, Counsel
for the Defendant;
WHEREAS pursuant to CPR r. 39.2(4), the Court is satisfied that an order in the terms
below is necessary to protect the interests of the Claimant and there is no sufficient
countervailing public interest in disclosure.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED PURSUANT to section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act
1981, section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and CPR Rule 5.4A to 5.4D and CPR
Rule 39.2:
1. The Claimant and his father and litigation friend shall hereinafter be referred to in
these proceedings respectively as ‘HXQ’ (Claimant) and ‘BXQ’ (father and litigation
2. There shall not be disclosed in any report of the proceedings the names or address
of the Claimant or his father or any details leading to the identification of the
Claimant or his father, if referred to, shall only be referred to as ‘HXQ’ and ‘BXQ’.
3. Pursuant to CPR Rule 5.4C a person who is not a party to the proceedings may
obtain a copy of a Statement of Case, judgment or order from the court records
only if the statement of case, judgment or order has been anonymised such that: –
(a) The Claimant and his father and litigation friend are referred to only as, ‘HXQ
and ‘BXQ’.
(b) The addresses of the Claimant have been deleted from those documents.
(c) There has been redacted any information which might identify the Claimant or
his father.
4. 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