LAN -v- Secretary of State for the Home Department (anonymity order)

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim Number: AC-2024 – LON-001756

In the High Court of Justice
King’s Bench Division
Administrative Court

30 May 2024


The Honourable Mr Justice Freedman


R (on the application of LAN)


Secretary of State for the Home Department


UPON the application of the Claimant for anonymity


Warning: If you do not obey this order, you may be held in contempt of court and you may be imprisoned, fined or your assets may be seized.

1. Pursuant to s 1(1) of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992, until further order the publication in connection with these proceedings of the name of the Claimant, or any particulars or details likely to lead to his identification, is prohibited.

2. This case shall be known as ‘R (upon the application of LAN) v Secretary of State for the Home Department.. The Claimant shall be referred to in these proceedings as ‘LAN’.

3. Pursuant to CPR Rules r.5.4C and r.5.4D, unless the Court grants permission no non-party may obtain a copy of any statement of case, order or judgment, or any other document unless it has been redacted. If an application is made by any person pursuant to CPR r.5.4C(2) or (6), the Court shall give notice to the Claimant of the application.

4. The Court file shall be clearly marked with the words “An anonymity order was made in this case on 30 May 2024 and any application by a non-party to inspect or obtain a copy document from this file must be dealt with in accordance with the terms of that Order.”

5. Any interested party, whether or not a party to the proceedings, may apply to the Court to vary or discharge this Order, provided that any such application is made on 2 working days’ notice to both the Claimant and the Defendant’s representatives. If such an application is sought to be made by a non-party, the Court shall give notice to the Claimant of the application.