Claim No: QB-2021-002903
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
AND UPON consideration of the Claimant’s and Defendant’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 and Defendant is necessary
in order to protect the interests of the Claimant and Defendant.
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.
IT IS ORDERED:-
1. That the identity of the Claimant and the Defendant be not disclosed.
2. That the Claimant and Defendant 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 “KLM” (Claimant) and “NOP” (Defendant)
3. That the original of any such document disclosing the name or address of the Claimant or
Defendant to be retained on the HMCTD e-filing system and marked “confidential, not to be
opened without the permission of a Judge, Master or District Judge of the Queen’s Bench
4. That a non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document on or from the Court file
without the permission of a Master or District Judge. Any application for such permission must
be made on notice to the Claimant and Defendant, and the Court will effect service. The file is to
be retained by the Court and marked “Confidential”.
5. That reporting restrictions apply as to the disclosing of any information that may lead to the
subsequent identification of the Claimant or Defendant. The publication of the name and
address of the Claimant or of any member of the Claimant’s immediate family is prohibited. The
publication of the name and address of the Defendant or of any member of the Defendant’s
immediate family is prohibited
8. The provisions of this Order shall not apply:-
(i) to communications between the Court Funds Office and the anonymised party in
relation to the payment of money into the Court Funds Office for the benefit of the
anonymised party or the investment or treatment of payment out of such money;
(ii) to communications between the Court Funds Office and/or the anonymised parties or
Litigation Friend and any financial institution concerned as to the receipt or
investment of such money; or
(iii) to records kept by the Court Funds Office or the anonymised party or any such
financial institution in relation to such money.
9. That any party affected by this Order may apply on notice to all parties to have this Order set
aside or varied within 14 days of this Order.
Dated: 30th August 2022