Latin Legal Terms


Dirigo – this Latin term means “I direct”, “I rule”, “I order”. In the practice, it finds application in the Administrative Law, where details the actions performed by head of authority. The word participates also in the expression “Deus dirige nos”, which literally means “God guide us” (in our way). A similar expression is “Domine dirige nos”, sharing the same meaning. It is the Motto of London, the UK.

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