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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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.

April 2021 Learn more
Property disputes Struggling to pay your rent? Here’s what you need to know

The eviction ban in England and Wales has now been extended further; landlords are not able to legally enforce an eviction order until after these bans have ended.

March 2021 Learn more
Employment disputes What you need to know about the gig economy

Allison Lewis, Head of Employment at DAS Law, looks at what you need to know about the gig economy.

March 2021 Learn more
Protecting your business , Setting up a business 4 things you need when you run a business from your home

Running a business from your home could make it easier to balance your home life with your work, but there are a number of extra rules that you will need to consider.

March 2021 Learn more
Goods and services disputes An online review could land you in hot water with the law

Could sharing thoughts and experiences online turn into an unexpected legal dispute?

February 2021 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 2021 Learn more
Property disputes Landlords – what you need to know about increasing your tenant's deposit

It’s hardly surprising that landlords are considering increasing deposits to reduce their Covid-19 risk. Nevertheless, the Tenant Fee Act limits what you can do with deposits so, as a landlord, what are your options?

February 2021 Learn more
Property disputes Rent guarantors – what landlords need to know

With landlords increasingly worried about securing their rent income during Covid-19 is requesting a guarantor the answer? Saiful Ahmed, Legal Adviser at DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.

February 2021 Learn more
Employment disputes Can employers insist employees have the Covid-19 vaccine?

A number of UK companies recently announced that they will insist that all their employees must have the Covid-19 vaccine if they wish to continue working for them.

February 2021 Learn more
Employment disputes Redundancy: an employer’s guide

Simon Roberts and Molly-Ellen Turecek from DAS Law look at seven things an employer needs to know about redundancy.

January 2021 Learn more
Employment disputes Dismissal and Redundancy: 7 things employees need to know

Molly-Ellen Turecek and Simon Roberts look at what an employee needs to know about redundancy.

January 2021 Learn more
Property disputes Online tenancy agreements for landlords

The key to managing the different issues that arise in the landlord and tenant relationship is having a clear and thorough tenancy agreement. Lauren Woolf, Legal Adviser at DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.

January 2021 Learn more