The Queen has appointed Andrew Stephen Gordon-Saker to be the Senior Costs Judge (Chief Taxing Master) on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Royal Courts of Justice with effect from 1 October 2014.
Notes to editors
Andrew Stephen Gordon-Saker, aged 55, will be known as Senior Costs Judge Gordon-Saker. He was called to the Bar (M) in 1981. He was appointed as a Deputy Costs Judge in 1994 and as a Costs Judge (Taxing Master of the Senior Courts) in 2003.