LXW -v- Mehmeti (anonymity order)
Claim No.: QB-2018-000404
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
13 January 2021
LXW (A Protected Party By His Litigation Friend LEW)
Mr Asim Mehmeti
BEFORE Master McCloud sitting at Royal Courts of Justice on 13th January 2021
WHEREAS the Claimant has made a claim (“the Claim”) against the Defendant for personal injuries suffered on 21st December 2016 and in respect of which proceedings have been brought by the Claimant in the High Court.
AND UPON the Court being satisfied that an order in the terms of paragraphs 1 to 5 below is necessary in order to protect the interests of the Claimant and that there is no countervailing public interest in disclosure.
IT IS ORDERED that: –
1. The Claimant and his Litigation Friend shall respectively be referred to in these
proceedings as LXW and LEW.
2. Pursuant to CPR 39.2(4) there shall not be disclosed in any report of these proceedings the name or address of the Claimant or his Litigation Friend or any details leading to their identification and, if referred to, they shall respectively be referred to in these proceedings as LXW and LEW.
3. Pursuant to CPR 5.4C a person who is not a party to these 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 Litigation Friend shall respectively be referred to as LXW and LEW in those documents (b) the address of each has been deleted from those documents and (c) all details that may lead to their identification are omitted or deleted. A non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document from the court file without the permission of a Judge. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the Claimant.
4. Nothing in paragraphs 1 to 3 above shall prohibit the Defendant from disclosing the name, address or any other information tending to identify the Claimant or his Litigation Friend to HM Revenue & Customs (or its successor) or any other person required by law.
5. There shall be permission to restore in respect of this order.