LAW QUOTES

COMMON LAW

The common law evolves not merely by breeding new principles but also, when they are fully grown, by burying their ancestors.

Diplock LJ
William John Kenneth Diplock, Baron Diplock, QC
8 December 1907 – 14 October 1985
Hong Kong Fir Shipping Co Ltd v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd [1962] 1 All ER 474, at 487.