XX -v- Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (anonymity order published under CPR 39.2(5)

Anonymity Order

Claim no: HO15C00664

In the High Court of Justice
Queen’s Bench Division

7 October 2019



The Honourable Mrs Justice Lambert


XX (a protected party by her father and Litigation Friend YY)


Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust



BEFORE the Honourable Mrs Justice Lambert sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London,  WC2A 2LL on 7 October 2019

UPON HEARING Simon Taylor QC on behalf of the Claimant and David Balcombe QC on behalf  of the Defendant

AND WHEREAS THE COURT is satisfied that an order in the terms below is necessary to protect the interests of the Claimant and her family pursuant to section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981, section s.6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and CPR Rule 5.4A to 5.4D and CPR Rule 39.2 and that there is no countervailing public interest


  1. There be substituted for all purposes of this case, in place of references to the Claimant by name and whether orally or in writing references to the letters “XX”. Likewise the Litigation Friend shall be referred to as “YY”.
  2. A non-party may not inspect or obtain a copy of any document on the court file without the permission of a Master. Any application for such permission must be made on notice to the Claimant and in accordance with CPR r.5.4C(6).
  3. A non-party may not obtain any copy statement of case or document from the court file unless it has been anonymised in accordance with paragraph 2 of this order and there has been redacted any information which might identify the Claimant or her Litigation Friend.
  4. There shall be no publication or other disclosure of any name, address, image or other information tending to identify the Claimant as the claimant in this action.

There shall be permission to apply in respect of this order.

Dated 7 October 2019