Trad v Harbour Radio Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 80

COSTS – appeal – civil – interpretation of orders as to costs – validity of certificate of costs assessor – status of certificate where enforcement of costs order stayed pending outcome of appeal
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – judgments – orders for costs of trial set aside on appeal – remitter from High Court – no subsequent order made – whether new order can be made as to costs of trial under slip rule, Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 36.17 – whether court can make further order which should have been made when judgment delivered
JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS – judgment based on certificate of costs assessor – order for costs set aside – whether certificate of assessment invalid – whether certificate can form basis of new judgment if further order made for payment of same costs

Matthew Richardson appeared for the respondent on the appeal.