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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Property disputes 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
General advice New school year brings new clashes over school uniforms

Strict school uniform rules have angered parents who believe their children should be allowed some flexibility when it comes to uniforms. But where does the law stand and what can parents do if they disagree with school rules?

September 2019 Learn more
Road traffic accidents , General advice What the law has to say about e-scooters, e-skateboards and bike hire schemes

Few of us could fail to notice the rise in the number of e-scooters and hire bikes on our roads .But what do owners and riders need to know?

September 2019 Learn more
General advice Why won’t my employer give me a day off to grieve for my dog?

When a student from Glasgow took a day off work to mourn the death of her 14-year-old dog, she lost her job.

August 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Can your boss force you to work the August Bank Holiday?

Can you refuse to work on a bank holiday? DAS Law’s Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.

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

Where does the law stand on the use of facial recognition software? Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor, DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.

August 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes , Goods and services disputes , Professional services disputes Is the customer always right when it comes to alcohol and pregnancy?

A recent Reddit post sparked debate on personal accountability and the rights of serving staff when it comes to alcohol. Larna Mason explains what the law says.

August 2019 Learn more
Holiday disputes Compensation rules for delayed flights

If you’ve had your holiday tainted by a delayed flight, there is legislation which entitles you to reimbursement.

August 2019 Learn more
Holiday disputes Compensation rules for lost or damaged luggage

If you have your luggage damaged or lost altogether, you may be able to claim compensation from the airline or through your travel insurance provider.

August 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes What employers should do during a heatwave

What are an employer's obligations to employees when the weather gets too hot? Hannah Parsons gives the lowdown.

July 2019 Learn more
General advice How your dog could get you in trouble with the law

With ‘dangerous dogs’ back in the news, DAS Law’s Sarah Garner tells you what you need to know about a pet owner’s rights and responsibilities.

July 2019 Learn more
Accidents at work , Protecting your business How to keep your workers safe during Farm Safety Week

Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law, looks at what farmers are legally required to do to keep both themselves and their workers safe.

July 2019 Learn more