Claim No: QB-2022-001421
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
The Ministry of Defence
UPON the Claimant’s Application Notice issued on
AND UPON consideration of the Claimant’s Article 8 right to respect for private and
family life and the Article 10 right of freedom of expression
AND UPON IT APPEARING that the case is likely to attract publicity and that
revealing the identity of the Claimant is likely unfairly to damage the interests of the
Claimant and that, accordingly, publication of details revealing the Claimant’s
identity ought to be prohibited.
AND PURSUANT to s11 Contempt of Court Act 1981 and CPR Rule 5.4A to 5.4D
and CPR Rule 39.2(4) and the inherent jurisdiction of the court.
IT IS ORDERED that
1 There be substituted for all purposes of this case, in place of references
to the Claimant, and whether orally or in writing, references to the letters
2 To the extent necessary to protect the claimant’s identity, any other
references, whether to persons or places or otherwise, be adjusted
appropriately, with permission to the parties to apply in default of
agreement as to the manner of such adjustments.
3 So far as the claim form, or any judgment or order, or any other document
to which anyone might have access pursuant to CPR Rule 5.4A-D at
anytime does not comply with the above, the claimant’s solicitor has leave
to file with the court copies of such document adjusted so as to comply
therein. Such copies are to be treated for all purposes as being in
substitution for the relevant originals; and the originals are then to be
retained by the court and/or HMCTS e-filing service system marked as
4 A non-party may not obtain any copy statement of case or other
document from the court file unless it has been edited (anonymised) in
accordance with this direction.
5 Reporting restrictions apply as to the disclosing of any information that
may lead to the subsequent identification of the parties.
6 The claimant has permission to issue the claim form giving the address of
her solicitors in place of her residential address. A copy of the Claim
Form with the claimant’s full name and address is to be retained by the
court and/or on HMCTS e-filing system marked as “confidential”.
7 Any party affected by this order may apply on notice without restriction of
time for an order varying or setting aside this order.
8 Costs in the case.