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!

How to use the DAS Law blog

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
  • Commercial disputes
  • Commercial disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • General advice
  • Goods and services disputes
  • Growing your business
  • Holiday disputes
  • Holiday disputes
  • Motorcycling
  • Personal injury
  • Professional services disputes
  • Professional services disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Protecting your business
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Setting up a business
  • Will disputes
General advice Your precious pooch could land you in the pound

What if your dog isn’t as well behaved as the show dogs? Can man’s best friend get you in trouble with the law? Sarah Garner, solicitor from DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.

March 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes 9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships

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

February 2019 Learn more
General advice Your legal rights if you have private photos leaked

With Jeff Bezos, the richest man in modern history, hitting the headlines recently for apparent leaked texts and compromising photos, it raises a number of important issues and brings into question – is anyone safe from this kind of attack?

February 2019 Learn more
Goods and services disputes What can you do if you don’t meet the person of your dreams when using a dating service?

What can people do if they feel that have not received the services they have paid for? Can they ask for their money back if they asked for a prince and all they got were frogs?

February 2019 Learn more
Holiday disputes Know your rights before buying and cancelling bargain holidays

Here's what to do if unforeseen circumstances force you to cancel a holiday that has already been paid for in advance.

February 2019 Learn more
General advice 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 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes How veganism could soon be protected by law

In March this year an employment tribunal will have the task of deciding whether veganism is protected by law. DAS Law’s Emyr Gwynne-Thomas takes a look at the case and some of the key questions it raises…

February 2019 Learn more
Commercial disputes , Protecting your business Who to contact when your business is defrauded

William Ellerton shares some general advice on the first things a business should do if they believe they have been defrauded.

January 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Your rights if it’s too cold in the workplace

As the winter weather arrives with a vengeance, chilly workplaces across the UK are potentially having serious impacts on the health and effectiveness of employees.

January 2019 Learn more
General advice , Protecting your business 6 things you need to know about missing the 31 January self-assessment deadline

With 31 January deadline fast approaching, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned that 5,542,000 taxpayers have still to complete their Self-Assessment tax returns. What can you do if you miss the deadline?

January 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Winter commuting: I thawed the law

If you run your own business, bad weather can cause chaos when staff can’t get in. What employment law regulations are in place when handling transport troubles in winter?

January 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes Is a hug harassment in the workplace?

Following the news that employees at fashion house Ted Baker have launched a petition over ‘forced hugging’, DAS Law’s Lucy Kenyon looks at what is acceptable in the workplace, and what could be considered harassment.

January 2019 Learn more