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News DAS appoints new CEO

Subject to Regulatory approval, Chief Customer Officer Tony Coram will be appointed DAS CEO with effect from January 2022.

October 2021 Learn more
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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Employment disputes Supreme Court Decision on rolled up holiday pay for permanent part year workers

This decision will likely have a big impact on the education sector, who usually engage staff on permanent term-time only contracts and may have then worked out holiday pay using the 12.07% method.

July 2022
Employment disputes Public transport strikes – your employment rights if you are unable to get to work

What happens if you can’t make it to work this week due to transport issues? Simon Roberts looks at some key legal facts.

July 2022
Employment disputes What employers should do during a heatwave

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

July 2022
Employment disputes What employees need to know about NDAs and confidentiality clauses

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement? Ryan James from DAS Law takes an in-depth look.

June 2022
Protecting your business , Goods and services disputes , Covid-19 What you need to know about hospitality, Covid, and new Health and Safety rules

In light of Covid-19, health and safety rules have changed and venue owners, event organisers and attendees need to be up to speed.

June 2022
General advice Let’s get this royal street party started!

Many people across the UK will be celebrating the Queen's Jubilee with a fun-filled street party, but what do you need to consider in preparation for the big day?

May 2022
Employment disputes Can employees legally refuse to return to the workplace?

Across the country the calls for employees to return to the workplace. Simon Roberts, Senior Associate, at DAS Law, looks at what you need to know.

April 2022
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Month: your workplace rights

To mark International Stress Awareness Month, Simon Roberts takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about workplace stress.

March 2022
Personal injury , Professional services disputes What to do if your dream makeover turns into a nightmare

What rights do you have if you don’t like your new hair style? Do you still have to pay if you didn’t give you the look you wanted?

February 2022
Employment disputes 9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships

With National Apprenticeship Week here, we explain what employers need to consider regarding apprenticeship schemes and their legal obligations.

February 2022
General advice , Employment disputes Be on your best behaviour at your work Christmas party

A party that is being held outside the workplace should still be treated as an extension of the office.

December 2021
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 2021
Protecting your business Fly tipping: what you need to know

Fly-tipping is the only crime where the victims (private landowners) have a legal responsibility to dispose of the waste. Mark Woodman looks at the laws around this modern day scourge.

July 2021