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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  • Accidents at work
  • Commercial disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Family disputes
  • General advice
  • Goods and services disputes
  • Growing your business
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  • Personal injury
  • Professional services disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Protecting your business
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Setting up a business
  • Will disputes
General advice 7 things you should know about driving fines

Millions of motorists across the UK are committing driving offences they did not know existed. Robert Hodson looks at the law around some of the most common offences.

May 2019 Learn more
Holiday disputes Know your rights before buying ‘bargain’ holidays

How can you avoid becoming a victim of a holiday scam? And what if unforeseen circumstances force you to cancel a holiday that has already been paid for in advance?

May 2019 Learn more
Property disputes Property boundaries – how disputes can tip neighbours over the edge

Normally, we don't need to know the exact boundaries of our property – having a general idea is enough, but if boundary disputes arise with a neighbour, getting the facts is vital.

May 2019 Learn more
Property disputes Airbnb and holiday lettings: home from home or house of horrors?

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

May 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Scope of ‘injury to feelings’ expanded by employment tribunal

In employment law, awards for ‘injury to feelings’ have historically been permitted only in claims linked to discrimination, whistleblowing, and trade union membership, but the situation may now have changed.

May 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes , Protecting your business When can company directors be personally liable?

The recent High Court case of Antzuzis & Others v DJ Houghton Catching Services & Others is a stark reminder of how company directors can be personally liable for their acts.

May 2019 Learn more
Property disputes What tenants need to know about being evicted

There are a number of rules in place regarding evictions; here's what you need to know if you are being evicted or threatened with eviction.

May 2019 Learn more
Property disputes Landlords – what you need to know about evictions

The legalities of evictions are a minefield; here's what to know if you want to evict a tenant.

April 2019 Learn more
General advice Don’t let the law come calling when using your mobile phone while driving

Sam Phillips, a trainee solicitor at DAS Law, gives us the low-down on the law on mobile phones and driving.

April 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes 10 employment law changes to look out for

Hayley Marles highlights ten changes that HR professionals & business owners need to be aware of, including Brexit immigration rule changes.

April 2019 Learn more
General advice , Holiday disputes Skipping school for a holiday could land parents in detention

The increased cost of holidaying during a busy season may tempt parents to take their children out of school a little early to keep costs down, but what does the law say about taking your child out of school during term time?

April 2019 Learn more