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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Goods and services disputes Summer holiday clubs: your rights explained

What can you do if a plan to send your child to a summer holiday club goes awry due to sickness or cancellation? DAS Law investigates.

July 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes , Protecting your business How working time regulations can limit your employees’ hours

A study by French researchers has highlighted some of the health risks faced by those working long hours. Sarah Garner, Solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the specific rules and regulations regarding the working day.

July 2019 Learn more
Holiday disputes Taken ill on holiday? What to do if you have a genuine travel insurance claim

Nicole Rogers from DAS Law explains what you need to know about claiming on your insurance or taking legal action if you get sick on holiday.

July 2019 Learn more
General advice Your legal rights if you have private photos leaked

The UK Government has laws in place to combat ‘revenge porn’ and the sharing of private sexual materials with the intent to cause distress or financial gain, so what can you do if you find yourself in a similarly compromising situation?

July 2019 Learn more
Property disputes What you can do if someone parks outside your home and goes on holiday

Hannah Parsons looks at what you need to know if people are blocking your driveway for weeks on end.

July 2019 Learn more
Personal injury , Professional services disputes What to do if your dream makeover turns into a nightmare

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?

June 2019 Learn more
General advice Understanding the law on facial recognition software

National Surveillance Camera Day has raised many important issues regarding the role of surveillance cameras in modern Britain. One particularly controversial topic is the use of facial recognition software to spot criminals.

June 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes When should a condition be classified as a disability?

DAS Law Senior Associate and Legal Executive Tessa Faverty considers this crucial question, drawing on her professional expertise, and personal experience.

June 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Can an employer ban working from home?

A recent ban on working from home at BNY Mellon raised questions about what an employee’s rights are when it comes to working from home.

June 2019 Learn more
Goods and services disputes Ticket scams are on the rise – these are your legal rights

Do buyers have any legal recourse when it comes to purchasing counterfeit tickets? What are the risks when buying tickets from resellers, and what is the best way to protect yourself from ticket scams?

June 2019 Learn more
General advice , Holiday disputes Term-time holidays: fines for taking children out of school go up 93%

The summer holidays are fast approaching and the allure of cheaper holidays during term time is rising. However, schools are taking a much harder line when it comes to issuing fines to parents who take children out of school early.

June 2019 Learn more
Property disputes Things you need to Notice about the Tenant Fees Act 2019

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 will bring in controls around the fees paid by tenants in the private rental sector and a cap on tenancy deposits. Keira Brown takes a look at the key changes.

May 2019 Learn more