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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General advice What the law says on poppies and Remembrance Day

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 2019 Learn more
Property disputes 6 things you should know before having a Bonfire Night party

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 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Week: your workplace rights

To mark International Stress Awareness Week, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.

October 2019 Learn more
General advice , Property disputes How far you can legally go to stop people from playing a ‘trick’ on you this Halloween

Halloween is generally a ‘spooktacular’ time for all but a few bad apples can spoil the fun. So what can you do if someone chooses to play a trick and damages your property?

October 2019 Learn more
Professional services disputes , Property disputes How to take action over low-quality building work

What action can you take when you have a building dispute with a rogue trader? DAS Law’s Bethan Mack takes a look at some important basics.

October 2019 Learn more
Animals Dog ownership laws

Laws around dog ownership can be difficult to deal with. Dogs are classed as property under the law, despite the emotional attachment owners have towards their four-legged friends.

October 2019 Learn more
Will disputes What you need to know about probate

Probate is the process of dealing with someone’s money, possessions and final wishes after they die. Our useful guide will answer your important questions.

October 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes How to deal with mental health discrimination at work

There are legal protections in place to support those with a mental health condition. Here’s what you need to know if you are being treated unfairly at work because of your mental health.

October 2019 Learn more
Property disputes , Animals Cock-a-doodle…don’t? What the law says about perturbing pets

So where does UK law stand with noisy pets? Damien Field, Legal Adviser at DAS Law explains all.

September 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work

If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.

September 2019 Learn more
Goods and services disputes What to do if a faulty product causes damage to your home

What happens if a faulty product results in damage to you or your property? Is the manufacturer liable or will your insurance cover it?

September 2019 Learn more
Property disputes , Animals What can you do when a flatmate turns into flat hate?

How to deal with housemate drama? Nicole Rogers, legal adviser at DAS Law, tells prospective flatmates what they need to know.

September 2019 Learn more