TXX -v- MXX & Ors (anonymity order)

Queen's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim No: E90CF044

General Form of Judgment or Order
In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division

Date: 18/05/2022

District Judge Phillips

(1) MXX

Before District Judge Phillips sitting at Cardiff District Registry, Cardiff Civil Justice Centre, 2 Park Street,
Cardiff, CFIO lET.
Upon reading the application from the Claimant dated I April 2022
And Upon hearing leading counsel for the Claimant and counsel for the Second Defendant
And Upon consideration of the Claimant’s Article 8 right to respect for private and family life and the Article
1 O right to freedom of expression
And Upon it appearing that non-disclosure of the identity of the Claimant is necessary in order to protect the
interests of the Claimant
AND PURSUANT to Civil Procedure Rules 39.2(4), 5.4C and 5.4D and Section II of the Contempt of Court
Act 1981

1. The identity of the Claimant as a party to these proceedings is protected and shall not be published.
2. Pursuant to CPR 39,2(4), there shall not be disclosed in any report of these proceedings or other publication the
name or address of the Claimant, the Claimant’s litigation friend or other immediate family members, the First
Defendant or any details (including other names, addresses, or a specific combination of FACTS that could lead
to the identification ofTXX as the Claimant in these proceedings. The Claimant, the litigation friend and the First
Defendant shall be referred to as set out at paragraph 3 of this Order.
3. In any judgment or report of these proceedings, or other publication (by whatever medium) in relation thereto:
a. The Claimant shall be referred to as “TXX”.
b. The litigation friend shall be referred to as “CXX”.
c. The First Defendant shall be referred to as “MXX”.
d. Any other details liable to lead to the identification of the Claimant (including any names of other Immediate
family members or their addres~es) shall be redacted before publication.
4. Pursuant to CPR 5.4C and 5.4D:
a. A person who is not a party to the proceedings may not obtain a copy of a statement of case, judgment or order
from the Court records unless th~ statement of case, judgment or order has been anonymised in accordance with
paragraph 3 above.
b. If a person who is not a party to the proceedings applies (pursuant to CPR 5.4C(IB) or (2)) for permission to
inspect or ·obtain a copy of any other document or communication, such application shall be on at least 7 days’
notice to the Claimant’s solicitor or deputy.
5. The Court file shall be clearly marked with the words “An anonymity Order was made in this case on 11 April
2022 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.”
6. 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 notice to the Claimant’s solicitor, trustee or deputy, and
that 7 days’ prior notice of the intention to make such an application is given.
7. Pursuant to the ‘Practice Guidance: Publication of Privacy and Anonymity Orders’ issued by the Master of the
Rolls dated 16 April 2019 a copy of this Order shall be published on the Judicial Website of the High Court of
justice (www.judiciary.uk). For that purpose, a court officer will send a copy of the order by email to the Judicial
Office at judicialwebupdates@judiciary.uk
8. Costs in the case.