Kalma and others v African Minerals Ltd and others

Witness – Identity. Notwithstanding the strong public interest in open justice and the potential for some level of prejudice to the defendant, the common law demands of fairness mandated that the anonymity of six of the claimant's witnesses should be preserved. Accordingly, the Queen's Bench Division granted anonymity orders, mitigated by the formation of a confidentiality club.

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