Home and property disputes

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

The eviction ban in England and Wales has now been extended to 21 February 2021, meaning that landlords are not able to legally enforce an eviction order until this time.

January 2021 Learn more
Property disputes What action you can take if someone parks outside your home

Simon Roberts looks at what you need to know if people are blocking your driveway for weeks on end.

December 2020 Learn more
Property disputes How to keep your private firework display legal

David Newman sheds light on the laws surrounding Bonfire Night and private firework displays.

October 2020 Learn more
Property disputes 6 things landlords need to know about anti-social behaviour

The government has issued updates to the recent rule changes for repossession in cases of anti-social behaviour / nuisance. Molly-Ellen Turecek tells you what you need to know.

October 2020 Learn more
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 Learn more
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 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 2019 Learn more
General advice , Property disputes How far you can legally go to stop people from playing a ‘trick’ on you this Halloween

Halloween is generally a ‘spooktacular’ time for all but a few bad apples can spoil the fun. So what can you do if someone chooses to play a trick and damages your property?

October 2019 Learn more
Professional services disputes , Property disputes How to take action over low-quality building work

What action can you take when you have a building dispute with a rogue trader? DAS Law’s Bethan Mack takes a look at some important basics.

October 2019 Learn more
Property disputes Restrictive covenants and where to find them

A restrictive covenant refers to a limitation to what an owner can legally do with their property.

October 2019 Learn more
Property disputes , Animals Cock-a-doodle…don’t? What the law says about perturbing pets

So where does UK law stand with noisy pets? Damien Field, Legal Adviser at DAS Law explains all.

September 2019 Learn more
Property disputes , Animals What can you do when a flatmate turns into flat hate?

How to deal with housemate drama? Nicole Rogers, legal adviser at DAS Law, tells prospective flatmates what they need to know.

September 2019 Learn more