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.
Your legal rights if you have private photos leaked
The UK Government has laws in place to combat ‘revenge porn’ and the sharing of private sexual materials with the intent to cause distress or financial gain, so what can you do if you find yourself in a similarly compromising situation?
Understanding the law on facial recognition software
National Surveillance Camera Day has raised many important issues regarding the role of surveillance cameras in modern Britain. One particularly controversial topic is the use of facial recognition software to spot criminals.
General advice , Holiday disputes
Term-time holidays: fines for taking children out of school go up 93%
The summer holidays are fast approaching and the allure of cheaper holidays during term time is rising. However, schools are taking a much harder line when it comes to issuing fines to parents who take children out of school early.
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.
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.
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?
General advice , Motorcycling
How to fight a parking ticket
There are a number of important differences between parking tickets from the local council and those enforced by private companies. DAS Law has the lowdown on parking tickets and tells you how to pursue a dispute and avoid paying penalty charges.
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?
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?
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?
The school nativity – danger in the manger?
Antony DiPalma, solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the photographic minefield of the school nativity play.