DAS Law blog

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We know that not everybody understands the law as fully as us, so that's why we built a helpful blog. Our blog is the place where our lawyers share their knowledge to give you a better understanding of your rights on many everyday legal topics.

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Our legal experts pick topical subjects and help demystify the relevant law using language people understand. Some of our blogs are even based loosely on the cases our solicitors handle. We must be doing something right because our blog receives over a million hits a year!

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Employment disputes Working on Christmas Day – your rights if you end up on the rota

It's a day of rest for millions, but for others it’s double the workload as business continues as normal – but with fewer staff. Can you refuse? Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice Beware the perils of sharing colleagues’ Christmas party antics on social media

Are people allowed to record and share your more embarrassing moments without your permission? What does the law have to say?

December 2018 Learn more
Commercial disputes , Protecting your business Legal advice for dealing with difficult hair and makeup clients this Christmas

Sarah Garner, a solicitor at DAS Law, provides all the information any person working in the beauty industry needs to know.

December 2018 Learn more
Professional services disputes What to do if your new hairdo turns into a hairdon’t

What rights do you have if you don’t like your new hair style? Do you still have to pay if you didn’t give you the look you wanted?

December 2018 Learn more
General advice The school nativity – danger in the manger?

Antony DiPalma, solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the photographic minefield of the school nativity play.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice , Employment disputes The dos and don’ts of the office Christmas party

Hannah Parsons, solicitor at DAS Law, has the following advice to ensure that your office party does not result in writs and recriminations.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice Can being a have-a-go hero land you in trouble with the law?

What can you do, and what can’t you do, when it comes to tackling and apprehending the bad guys?

November 2018 Learn more
Goods and services disputes 7 questions Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers should ask

If you are waiting to see the myriad of deals that Black Friday and Cyber Monday will offer, you need to know your rights when it comes to buying online.

November 2018 Learn more
General advice Wearing a poppy at work

Can your boss stop you from wearing a poppy at work? Alexandra Owen, senior associate at DAS Law, tells employers and employees what they need to know.

November 2018 Learn more
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Day: your workplace rights

For this Wednesday’s International Stress Awareness Day, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.

November 2018 Learn more
Property disputes Having a fireworks night party? Here is what you need to know

Who is responsible if someone gets hit by a firework at a party? Are there restrictions on when you can have a bonfire? We set out some essentials you need to know.

November 2018 Learn more
Employment disputes Your rights if it’s too cold in the workplace

As the winter weather arrives with a vengeance, chilly workplaces across the UK are potentially having serious impacts on the health and effectiveness of employees.

October 2018 Learn more