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News Women in Law – what needs to change

In the latest of a series of articles, we ask women in law what they would change about the profession, the industry, and the system.

December 2019 Learn more
News Women in Law – balancing the LPC with work

Emma Peacock, Trainee Solicitor in DAS Law’s Catastrophic Injury team, discusses how she completed her LPC training while also working as a paralegal.

November 2019 Learn more
News Women in Law – the dearth of female partners

Despite the fact that women account for 61% of law graduates, only 28% of private practice partners are female. What can be done to improve this figure?

November 2019 Learn more
News Women in Law – the impact of flexible working

A mere 52% of solicitors at law firms work flexibly, compared to 66% of other UK professionals. Is flexible working a right and is it vital for encouraging more women into the industry?

October 2019 Learn more
News DAS Law shortlisted in 3 categories at the Legal Week Innovation Awards

DAS Law has been shortlisted in three categories at the 2019 Legal Week Innovation Awards.

May 2019 Learn more
News DAS Law nominated for ABS of the Year award

DAS Law has been shortlisted for ‘ABS of the Year’ at the 2019 Modern Law Awards.

December 2018 Learn more
News Legal adviser shortlisted for Law Student of the Year

DAS Law legal adviser Adam Pincott has been shortlisted for The Bristol Law Society’s ‘Student of the Year’ award.

October 2018 Learn more
News DAS Law welcomes new intake to Graduate Academy

DAS Law has welcomed a new intake to its innovative Graduate Academy, with seven aspiring lawyers joining our 2018 apprenticeship programme.

September 2018 Learn more
News DAS Law unveils new graduates

Bristol-based law firm DAS Law has unveiled the first successful graduates from its Graduate Academy.

July 2018 Learn more
News DAS Law launches new Graduate Academy for law students

DAS Law has launched a new Graduate Academy that comprises a fully funded three-year apprenticeship scheme for law graduates and post graduates.

June 2018 Learn more
News DAS Law transforms online presence

Bristol-based DAS Law has launched a new corporate website to enhance its online presence.

May 2018 Learn more

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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
General advice , Employment disputes 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 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
General advice What the law says on poppies and Remembrance Day

Can your boss stop you from wearing a poppy at work? Alexandra Owen, senior associate at DAS Law, tells employers and employees what they need to know.

November 2019
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Week: your workplace rights

To mark International Stress Awareness Week, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.

October 2019
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
Employment disputes How to deal with mental health discrimination at work

There are legal protections in place to support those with a mental health condition. Here’s what you need to know if you are being treated unfairly at work because of your mental health.

October 2019
Employment disputes Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work

If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.

September 2019
Road traffic accidents , General advice What the law has to say about e-scooters, e-skateboards and bike hire schemes

Few of us could fail to notice the rise in the number of e-scooters and hire bikes on our roads. But what do owners and riders need to know?

September 2019
Employment disputes Can your boss force you to work the August Bank Holiday?

Can you refuse to work on a bank holiday? DAS Law’s Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.

August 2019
General advice Understanding the law on facial recognition software

Where does the law stand on the use of facial recognition software? Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor, DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.

August 2019
Employment disputes , Goods and services disputes , Professional services disputes Is the customer always right when it comes to alcohol and pregnancy?

A recent Reddit post sparked debate on personal accountability and the rights of serving staff when it comes to alcohol. Larna Mason explains what the law says.

August 2019
Employment disputes What employers should do during a heatwave

What are an employer's obligations to employees when the weather gets too hot? Hannah Parsons gives the lowdown.

July 2019