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Goods and services disputes Ticket scams are on the rise – these are your legal rights

Do buyers have any legal recourse when it comes to purchasing counterfeit tickets? What are the risks when buying tickets from resellers, and what is the best way to protect yourself from ticket scams?

June 2019
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.

June 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Family disputes , General advice , Property disputes Everybody needs good neighbours. But what can be done if someone refuses to be neighbourly?

April 2019
Goods and services disputes Don’t take a gamble when it comes to online betting

Jenny Niblett 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.

April 2019
Goods and services disputes An online review could land you in hot water with the law

Could sharing thoughts and experiences online turn into an unexpected legal dispute?

March 2019
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
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
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