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Property disputes What landlords need to know about the government’s ‘pre-action protocol’

The courts are due to open again on 23 August. When they do, there will be a new ‘pre-action protocol’ for landlords to comply with.

July 2020
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.

March 2020
Property disputes Struggling to pay your rent? Here’s what you need to know

An estimated 2.6 million tenants are expected to fall behind on rent payments because of the pandemic.

June 2020
Goods and services disputes , Holiday disputes , Professional services disputes A summary of your consumer rights during the Covid-19 crisis

Whilst we try and navigate the ‘new normal’ there are a number of consumer issues which are causing concern. Simon Roberts looks at everything from shopping to holidays.

June 2020
Property disputes Property boundaries – how disputes can tip neighbours over the edge

When it comes property boundaries and pruning hedges, neighbourly niggles can occur.

May 2020
Goods and services disputes Online shopping in the time of Covid-19

Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser from DAS Law, explains what you need to know about your consumer rights.

May 2020
Holiday disputes COVID-19: Your rights when it comes to holiday bookings

Ashlee Robinson, Associate and Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser, explain what you need to know around your cancellation rights.

April 2020
Goods and services disputes What are your legal rights to a refund if an event is cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus?

With hundreds of thousands of people affected by the cancellation and/or postponement of events, where does the law stand on refunds for the cost of tickets?

March 2020
Goods and services disputes Can a shop refuse to serve me services based on my gender?

Where does the law stand when it comes to whether or not businesses can refuse a customer based on their gender? Nicole Rogers of DAS Law outlines what you need to know.

February 2020
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 2020
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 2019
Employment disputes , Goods and services disputes All you need to know about tipping

Are we legally obliged to tip? Does that money actually go to the staff or is it kept by the business owner? Thomas Pertaia has the answers.

December 2019
Goods and services disputes 7 questions Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers should ask

If you are waiting to see the myriad of deals that Black Friday and Cyber Monday will offer, you need to know your rights when it comes to buying online.

November 2019