DAS Law blog

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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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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
Goods and services disputes How to escape your gym contract in the new year

Gyms are prepared for a New Year’s resolution rush and every January, millions of people rush to sign expensive gym membership contracts. But how fair are these contracts and can you terminate them if your situation changes?

January 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes 8 things SMEs need to know about wrongful dismissal

DAS Law’s Michaela Smeaton gives us the low-down on wrongful dismissal, and suggests a few things you can do to protect your business against these claims.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice , Property disputes Ho-ho-home invasion: is Father Christmas trespassing?

When he enters your home, is Father Christmas actually trespassing? If he does so without your expressed permission, could he be prosecuted?

December 2018 Learn more
Employment disputes Working on Christmas Day – your rights if you end up on the rota

It's a day of rest for millions, but for others it’s double the workload as business continues as normal – but with fewer staff. Can you refuse? Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice Beware the perils of sharing colleagues’ Christmas party antics on social media

Are people allowed to record and share your more embarrassing moments without your permission? What does the law have to say?

December 2018 Learn more
Commercial disputes , Protecting your business Legal advice for dealing with difficult hair and makeup clients this Christmas

Sarah Garner, a solicitor at DAS Law, provides all the information any person working in the beauty industry needs to know.

December 2018 Learn more
Professional services disputes What to do if your new hairdo turns into a hairdon’t

What rights do you have if you don’t like your new hair style? Do you still have to pay if you didn’t give you the look you wanted?

December 2018 Learn more
General advice The school nativity – danger in the manger?

Antony DiPalma, solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the photographic minefield of the school nativity play.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice , Employment disputes The dos and don’ts of the office Christmas party

Hannah Parsons, solicitor at DAS Law, has the following advice to ensure that your office party does not result in writs and recriminations.

December 2018 Learn more
General advice Can being a have-a-go hero land you in trouble with the law?

What can you do, and what can’t you do, when it comes to tackling and apprehending the bad guys?

November 2018 Learn more