DAS Law blog

Our blog on the law

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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Simply select an area of the law below, then open the blog articles that take your interest.

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Categories

  • Accidents at work
  • Animals
  • Commercial disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Family
  • General advice
  • Goods and services disputes
  • Growing your business
  • Holiday disputes
  • Motorcycling
  • Personal injury
  • Professional services disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Protecting your business
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Setting up a business
  • Wills and Probate
General advice University tuition fees and accommodation costs in a Covid-19 world

Universities have switched to online lectures and some campuses are imposing strict social distancing measures – what rights do students have?

September 2020 Learn more
Wills and Probate Will writing during a pandemic – why you should make a will

Writing a will can make things much easier for your family after you pass away, particularly if you have considerable assets to pass on.

September 2020 Learn more
Family Can I refuse to send my children back to school?

If you are nervous about schools reopening, Simon Roberts explains what you need to know if you live in England, Scotland or Wales.

September 2020 Learn more
Protecting your business Farms and trespassing: know your rights

Mark Woodman, solicitor at DAS Law, looks at what farmers need to know about trespassing.

August 2020 Learn more
Property disputes Struggling to pay your rent? Here’s what you need to know

An estimated 2.6 million tenants are expected to fall behind on rent payments because of the pandemic.

September 2020 Learn more
Protecting your business Fly tipping: what you need to know

Just 3.6% of fly-tipping and other environmental damage complaints led to penalties in 2019. Mark Woodman looks at the law on fly tipping.

August 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes , Growing your business , Protecting your business , Setting up a business Farming tenancies: what you need to know

Mark Woodman, Solicitor at DAS Law, looks at what farmers need to know regarding a Farm Business Tenancy.

August 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes Employing farm workers: what you need to know

Finding employees who will be a long-term asset for your business can be an arduous and stressful process. Here are the myriad rules and regulations that you need to be aware of from the outset.

August 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes , Protecting your business What businesses need to do when coming out of Covid-19 lockdown

The government recently announced the easing of lockdown restrictions for many businesses across the country. Nevertheless, health & safety and social distancing measures still apply.

July 2020 Learn more
Holiday disputes COVID-19: Your rights when it comes to holiday bookings

Ashlee Robinson, Associate and Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser, explain what you need to know around your cancellation rights.

July 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes , Protecting your business 6 tips for giving your business a “spring clean”

As we slowly exit lockdown, this is the ideal opportunity to spend some time giving your business a ‘spring clean’. Hayley Marles has six tips for a clean and tidy SME.

July 2020 Learn more
Motorcycling What you need to know about the proposed motor legal reforms

The long-awaited motor reforms to civil litigation have been postponed until April next year. We asked a senior personal injury solicitor – DAS Law’s Miquelle Groves – to take a look.

July 2020 Learn more