A JUDGE CAN SUMMARILY ASSESS COSTS WHEN ORDER FOR COSTS WAS MADE BY A DIFFERENT JUDGE: THE RULES TRANSFORMED OR NEEDS BE AS NEEDS MUST?

In Transformers and Rectifiers Ltd -v- Needs Ltd [2015] EWHC 1687(TCC) Mr Justice Coulson considered the question of whether a judge can summarily assess costs when the costs order in question was made by a different judge. KEY POINTS There…