Fardles

Fardles

A more innocent time, perhaps, when a judge’s memory of an earlier case could be stated without embarassment as being of some precedential value (In Re Masters, Decd [1953] 1 WLR 81 at 83):

I also remember a case before Eve J., in which I appeared as counsel, before the passing of the Act of 1925 in which, though I do not remember the exact name of the trust, I do remember that the very same bank, Coutts & Co., trustees of a particular trust estate, were authorized by Eve J. to receive remuneration.