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.

Jargon-free legal information

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 Can employees legally refuse to return to the workplace?

Across the country the calls for employees to return to the workplace. Simon Roberts, Senior Associate, at DAS Law, looks at what you need to know.

April 2022 Learn more
Property disputes Airbnb and holiday lettings: What to do with the staycation boom

Thomas Pertaia, a solicitor at DAS Law, answers the most important questions for existing Airbnb hosts and those thinking of renting out their properties.

April 2022 Learn more
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Month: your workplace rights

To mark International Stress Awareness Month, Simon Roberts takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about workplace stress.

March 2022 Learn more
Goods and services disputes Don’t take a gamble when it comes to online betting

Simon Roberts gives you the inside track on how to check out the legitimacy of a betting site and your legal options if your online bookie won’t pay you out.

March 2022 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?

February 2022 Learn more
Family If your engagement doesn’t have a happy ending, who gets the ring?

If your fiancé(e) or unexpectedly breaks off the engagement, who gets to keep the engagement ring?

February 2022 Learn more
Employment disputes 9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships

With National Apprenticeship Week here, we explain what employers need to consider regarding apprenticeship schemes and their legal obligations.

February 2022 Learn more
Goods and services disputes How to escape your gym contract in the new year

Gyms are prepared for a New Year’s resolution rush and every January, millions of people rush to sign expensive gym membership contracts. But how fair are these contracts and can you terminate them if your situation changes?

January 2022 Learn more
General advice , Employment disputes Be on your best behaviour at your work Christmas party

A party that is being held outside the workplace should still be treated as an extension of the office.

December 2021 Learn more
Goods and services disputes What Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers should know about their consumer rights

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 2021 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 2021 Learn more
Holiday disputes , Family Taking your children out of school during term time could land you in detention

Molly-Ellen Turecek from DAS Law explains the circumstances that permit an absence during term time and the penalties parents can face if they are found not to have complied with the law.

September 2021 Learn more