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SS1 -v- Retter (anonymity order)

Claim No. QB-2020-000880

In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division

12 June 2020

Before:
Master Mccloud

Between:
SS1
(a protected party who sues by their litigation friend, JJ2)
-and-
LL3 Administrator of the
Estate of CC4 (deceased)

-v-
Mr Jack Gavin Retter
-and-
NFU Mutual


BEFORE Master McCloud sitting in the Royal Courts of Justice on the 5 May 2020 at 12.30pm.
UPON hearing Laura Begley on behalf of the First and Second Claimant and Jonathan Jones QC
on behalf of the First and Second Claimant.
AND UPON the court being satisfied that an order in the terms of paragraphs 1 to 4 below is
necessary to protect the interests of the First Claimant and that there is no countervailing public
interest in disclosure 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 THAT
1. That the identities of the First and Second Claimants, the First Claimant’s Litigation Friend and
the Deceased and all Dependants be not disclosed.
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2. That the First and Second Claimants, the First Claimant’s Litigation Friend and the Deceased
and all Dependants 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, in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Order.
3. There be substituted for all purposes of this case, in place of references to the First Claimant
by name, and whether orally or in writing, references to the letters SS1. The Litigation Friend as
JJ2 and the Second Claimant as LL3. Likewise, the deceased shall be referred to as CC4 and the
dependent Tiffany Broxholme shall be referred to as TT5.
4. That the address of the First and Second Claimants, the Litigation Friend and the Deceased
and all Dependants be stated in all statements of case and other documents to be filed or served
in the proceedings as the address of the Claimant’s solicitors.
5. That in so far as necessary, any statement of case or other document disclosing the names
or addresses of the First and/or Second Claimant, the Litigation Friend, the Deceased and all
Dependants already filed in the proceedings be replaced by a document describing such names
or addresses in anonymised form as above.
6. That the original of any such document disclosing the names or addresses of the First and
Second Claimant, Litigation Friend, the Deceased and all Dependants is to be placed on the
Court file in a sealed envelope marked “not to be opened without the permission of a Judge,
Master or District Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division”.
7. That a non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document on or from the Court file
(other than this order duly anonymised as directed) without the permission of a Master or District
Judge. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the Claimant, and the
Court will effect service. The file is to be retained by the Court and marked “Private”.
8. That reporting restrictions apply as to the disclosing of any information that may lead to the
subsequent identification of the First and Second Claimants, The Litigation Friend, the Deceased
and all Dependants. The publication of the names and addresses of the First and Second
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Claimant, the Litigation Friend, the Deceased and all Dependants or of any member of the First
and/or Second Claimant’s immediate family is prohibited.
9. That any non-party affected by this Order may apply on notice to all parties to have this Order
set aside or varied.

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