2.01 The common law principles of private international law may be set out to show the central, fundamental, roles of consent and agreement, and may be expressed very shortly. A small number of inveterate principles run through the common law of private international law. The purpose of this book is to show what they are; the purpose of this chapter is to start with the role of consent in private international law. 2.02 It has been observed before that the common law can appear to develop more by accident than by design.1 Lawyers acting for their clients will, if...
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