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

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim No: CO/4841/2022

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

26 January 2023


DHCJ Clare Padley


R on the application of
SC (anonymised)


Secretary of State for the Home Department


UPON the Defendant having granted leave to remain to the Claimant and her dependant as refugees in the United Kingdom, valid until 28 January 2028;
AND UPON the Claimant making an application for anonymity within the judicial review claim.
BY CONSENT, it is ordered that:

  1. The Claimant has leave to withdraw the above-numbered claim for judicial review;
  2. The Claimant is to be referred to as “SC”. No report of these proceedings may identify the claimant directly or indirectly. Any non-party may apply to the Court on paper to discharge this paragraph of this order, but such an application must be made on 7 days’ written notice to both parties;
  3. The Claimant’s claim for the private damages to be transferred to the Central County Court to determine liability, and if appropriate, any quantum of damages;
  4. Upon transfer the claim shall be stayed for a period of 3 months to enable the parties to explore settlement (both parties to notify the Court within 48 hours if settlement is achieved);
  5. If, upon the conclusion of the stay, the Central London County Court has not been notified that the claim has settled, it shall be set down for a Case Management Conference on the first available date after 28 days from the end of the stay;
  6. The Defendant agrees to pay the Claimant’s reasonable costs in relation to the judicial review claim, to be assessed if not agreed;
  7. The Claimant’s publicly funded costs are to be subject to detailed assessment in accordance with the Civil Legal Aid (Costs) Regulations 2013.