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

We add new articles on a regular basis, so come back from time to time, and feel free to share them on social media.

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
  • Will disputes
Employment disputes Can employees refuse to return to work if they feel unsafe?

Can an employee refuse to return to work due to fears of contracting Covid-19? Where does the law stand if employees decide to ‘take a stand’?

July 2020 Learn more
Property disputes What landlords need to know about the government’s ‘pre-action protocol’

The courts are due to open again on 23 August. When they do, there will be a new ‘pre-action protocol’ for landlords to comply with.

July 2020 Learn more
Goods and services disputes Don’t take a gamble when it comes to online betting

Nicole Rogers 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 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.

June 2020 Learn more
General advice , Motorcycling What you should know about cycling laws

Where does the law stand on helmets, safety cameras and cycling offences? Chloe Williams, Legal Adviser from DAS Law, has the answers.

June 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes Flexible furlough: what you need to know

Employers are left trying to understand how the recently ‘flexible’ CJRS can be used as we come out of lockdown and more businesses reopen and bring back their workforces.

June 2020 Learn more
General advice The law and the right to peaceful protest

The right to peaceful protest in the UK is expressly guaranteed under European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR). But how does that translate into our law? What is the current UK law on protesting?

June 2020 Learn more
Goods and services disputes , Holiday disputes , Professional services disputes A summary of your consumer rights during the Covid-19 crisis

Whilst we try and navigate the ‘new normal’ there are a number of consumer issues which are causing concern. Simon Roberts looks at everything from shopping to holidays.

June 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes Redundancy: an employer’s guide

Hayley Marles and Simon Roberts – both Senior Associates at DAS Law – look at what an employer needs to know about redundancy.

June 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes Redundancy: an employee’s guide

Hayley Marles and Simon Roberts – both Senior Associates at DAS Law – look at what an employee needs to know about redundancy.

June 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes , Protecting your business The return to work: a guide for employers

Lucy Kenyon looks at what employers need to consider when returning employees to work.

May 2020 Learn more
Growing your business , Protecting your business , Setting up a business How to make business decisions ‘virtually’

The Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing bought into sharp focus the need for all organisations to consider their decision making processes.

May 2020 Learn more