Kings Chambers is delighted to announce that Kevin Latham and Erica Bedford have been appointed as Deputy Costs Judges of the Senior Courts Costs Office. Both Erica and Kevin are specialist Costs Counsel who will bring a wealth of knowledge to the role. Both will sit as Deputy Masters at the Senior Court Costs Office as well as continuing in full practice at the Bar.
Paul G Tucker QC, Head of Chambers said: “Kings are exceptionally pleased and proud with the appointment of both Erica and Kevin to the position of Deputy Costs Judges. The appointments are richly deserved and I have no doubt that they will both excel in their respective posts”.
Harry Young, Senior Clerk for Costs said: “All at Kings Chambers offer their congratulations to both Erica and Kevin for these prestigious and richly deserved appointments. It is testament to their expertise in their chosen field that they have been appointed to such a specialist judicial role so early in their respective careers and we are all extremely proud of them both”.
Kevin Latham was called to the Bar in 2007 and is widely regarded as one of the leading juniors at the Costs Bar.
Erica Bedford was called to the Bar in 2012 and enjoys an enviable reputation as a go-to junior for costs disputes and mediations. Erica will also continue to sit as a Deputy District Judge on the Northern Circuit.