XY -v- Brighton and Hove City Council (anonymity order)

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Claim number: AC-2023-LON-003575

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

24 April 2024


The Hon Sir Peter Lane




Brighton and Hove City Council


NOTIFICATION of the Judge’s decision

Following consideration of the documents lodged by the appellant and the respondent

AND UPON the parties having attended a meeting on 7 December 2023 and it having been agreed that by 1 February 2024 the defendant would carry out a reassessment under the Care Act 2014 of the claimant’s care needs

AND UPON the application of the claimant for an order requiring the anonymity of the claimant

AND upon being satisfied that it is necessary to make that Order

ORDER by The Hon Sir Peter Lane


  1. The claim for judicial review is withdrawn.
  2. There shall be assessment of the claimant’s legally assessed costs.
  3. There shall be no order as to costs.
  4. The claimant’s application for an anonymity order is granted under CPR r. 39.2(4) and/or the general case management powers in CPR r. 3.1(2). The claimant in this action shall have anonymity until further order. No report or publication of these proceedings shall directly or indirectly identify the claimant. Pursuant to CPR r.5.4(c), a person not a party to the proceedings may obtain a copy of the statement of case, judgment or order of the court records, only if the statement of case, judgment or order from the court has been anonymised. In the case title, the claimant’s name shall be replaced by the initials ‘XY’. Failure to comply with this direction could lead to contempt of court.