JDI -v- Mills & Ors (anonymity order)

King's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim No: QB-2020-002411

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION

Date: 29/04/2022

Before:
Master Sullivan

Between:
JDI
-v-
(1) Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust
(2) Monika Mills

ORDER
UPON READING an application notice by the Claimant dated 4 April 2022
AND UPON consideration of the Claimant’s Article 8 right to respect for 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 there is no sufficient
countervailing public interest in disclosure
AND PURSUANT to rule 39.2(4) of the Civil Procedure Rules and section II of the
Contempt of Court Act 1981 and rules 5.4C and 5.4D of the Civil Procedure Rules
and section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

IT IS ORDERED:-
1. That the identity of the Claimant be not disclosed.
2. That the Claimant be described in all statements of case and other
documents to be filed or served in the proceedings and in any judgment or
order in the proceedings and in any report of the proceedings by the press or
otherwise as “JDI”.
3. That in so far as necessary, any statement of case or other document
disclosing the Claimant’s name already filed in the proceedings be replaced
by a document describing such name in anonymised form as above.
4. That the original of any such document disclosing the name of the Claimant is
to be placed on the Court file marked “not to be opened without the
permission of a Judge, Master or District Judge of the Queen’s Bench
Division”.
5. That a non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document on or
from the Court file (other than this order duly anonymised as directed) without
the permission of a Master or District Judge. Any application for such
permission must be made on notice to the Claimant, and the Court will effect
service. The file is to be retained by the Court and marked “Anonymised”.
6. That reporting restrictions apply as to the disclosing of any information that
may lead to the subsequent identification of the Claimant. The publication of
the name and address of the Claimant or of any member of the Claimant’s
immediate is prohibited.
7. That the Claimant do comply with rule 23.9(2) by service on the Defendant.
8. That the Defendant may apply under rule 23.10 to have this Order set aside
or varied.
9. That any non-party affected by this Order may apply on notice to all parties to
have this Order set aside or varied.
10. That this order be published in its anonymised form of the website of the
judiciary of England and Wales.