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Arla Injunction

NOTICE OF HIGH COURT INJUNCTION

Claim No. BL-2022-001396

 Arla Foods Limited and Arla Foods Hatfield Limited (“Arla”) have obtained an injunction (“the Order”) that prevents unlawful protest activities at the following sites:

  • “The Aylesbury Site” meaning Arla Foods Limited’s site at Aylesbury Dairy, Samian Way, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5EZ;
  • “The Oakthorpe Site” meaning Arla Foods Limited’s Site at Oakthorpe Dairy, Chequers Way, Palmers Green, London N13 6BU;
  • “The Hatfield Site” meaning Arla Foods Hatfield Limited’s Site at Hatfield Distribution Warehouse, 4000 Mosquito Way, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9US; and
  • “The Stourton Site” meaning Arla Foods Limited’s Dairy at Pontefract Road, Leeds LS10 1AX And National Distribution Centre At Leodis Way, Leeds LS10 1NN.

ANYONE IN BREACH OF THE ORDER WILL BE IN CONTEMPT OF COURT AND MAY BE IMPRISONED, FINED, OR HAVE THEIR ASSETS SEIZED. THE PERSONS AFFECTED BY THE ORDER ARE PERSONS UNKNOWN AS DEFINED IN THE ORDER

Copies of the Order and the relevant court documents relating to the Order can be obtained below:

  1. Sealed Order dated 21/12/2023
  2. Sealed Order dated 10/02/2023
  3. Sealed Order dated 25/10/2022
  4. Sealed Order dated 04/10/2022
  5. Application Notice dated 31/08/2022
  6. Draft Order
  7. Sealed Order dated 31/08/2022
  8. Sealed Claim Form dated 31/08/2022
  9. Amended Claim Form dated 07/10/2022
  10. Re-Amended Claim Form dated 31/10/2022
  11. Hearing Notice dated 14 February 2024

Witness Statements and Exhibits

  1. First Witness Statement of Joanne Taylor dated 30/08/2022
  2. Exhibit JT1
  3. First Witness Statement of Melanie Savage dated 30/08/2022
  4. Exhibit MS1
  5. First Witness Statement of David Dons dated 30/08/2022
  6. Exhibit DD1
  7. First Witness Statement of Anne-Francis Ball dated 31/08/2022
  8. Exhibit AB1
  9. First Witness Statement of Afshin Amirahmadi dated 31/08/2022
  10. Exhibit AA1
  11. First Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 31/08/2022
  12. Second Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 01/09/2022
  13. Third Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 26/09/2022
  14. Exhibit NM3
  15. Fourth Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 03/10/2022
  16. Exhibit NM4
  17. Fifth Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 17/102022
  18. Exhibit NM5
  19. Sixth Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 12/01/2023
  20. Exhibit NM6
  21. Seventh Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 03/02/2023
  22. Exhibit NM7
  23. Eighth Witness Statement of Nicholas McQueen dated 10/02/2023
  24. Exhibit NM8

Third Party Disclosure Orders

  1. Application Notice – Thames Valley Police
  2. Order – Thames Valley Police
  3. Application Notice – Hertfordshire Constabulary
  4. Order – Hertfordshire Constabulary

Return Date – 4 & 5 October 2022

  1. Application for return date
  2. Application to add named individuals dated 26/09/2022
  3. Schedule of named individuals – redacted

Return Date – 8 February 2023

  1. Application for return date
  2. Application to add named individuals dated 17/10/2022
  3. Application for final disposal of the claim at the return date dated 07/11/2022
  4. Application Notice dated 12/01/23 for adjournment of the hearing on 08/02/2023
  5. Draft Order
  6. Claimant’s Note on the Application to Adjourn dated 19/01/2023
  7. Sealed Order dated 31/01/2023

Return Date – 10 February 2023

  1. Application for return date