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News ARAG SE acquires D.A.S. UK

The ARAG Group and ERGO Versicherung AG, ERGO Group’s property & casualty insurer in Germany, have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of D.A.S. UK, ERGO’s legal protection insurance business in the United Kingdom.

July 2023 Learn more
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

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Employment disputes Workplace stress: your responsibilities as an employer

Commenting on Stress Awareness Week, Sarah Garner, Solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says employers needs to do about stress.

April 2024
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Month: your workplace rights

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

April 2024
Employment disputes Don’t get in trouble with the law on April Fool’s Day

When does the line between hilarious and harsh get crossed and can a prank turn into legal proceedings?

March 2024
Employment disputes Top 10 Settlement Agreement tips for employers

The purpose of a Settlement Agreement is to bring an employment relationship to an end by mutual agreement. Here are our top 10 tips for moving people on with settlement agreements.

March 2024
Employment disputes Do employees get extra pay on a leap year day?

Every four years, many workers find themselves cramming an extra day of work into an already packed year. But are workers in the UK entitled to extra pay for this extra work?

February 2024
Employment disputes How Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave regulations are changing this year

In this Bitesized Edition, we look at the new Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave and Shared Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations, set to come into force on 6 April 2024.

February 2024
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 2024
Employment disputes How flexible working regulations are changing this year

Amendments to the current flexible working legislation will come into force this year. Any flexible working applications made on or after 6 April 2024 must be dealt with in accordance with the regulations.

January 2024
General advice , Protecting your business 5 things you need to know about missing the self-assessment tax return deadline

With 31 January deadline fast approaching, time is ticking for the UK’s 5.4m tax payers to submit their Self-Assessment tax returns.

January 2024
Employment disputes Holiday Pay Guidance from the Government – The Bitesized Edition

The Government has issued guidance on calculating holiday pay to simplify holiday entitlement for irregular hours and part-year workers.

January 2024
General advice , Motorcycling What to do if the council won’t fix the potholes on your road

Corey Evans, Associate at DAS Law clarifies the legal position around damage caused by potholes and the possible repercussions for those who seek to resolve them themselves.

January 2024
General advice , Employment disputes Be on your best behaviour at your work Christmas party

Charlotte Ellis. Legal Adviser at DAS Law, looks at the rules surrounding the office Christmas party.

December 2023
General advice , Property disputes How far you can legally go to stop someone 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 2023