KidsOut: A Question of Sport

Tonight, DBS Law will attend the Question of Sport event hosted by KidsOut! Founded in 1990, KidsOut are a charity concerned with giving neglected children something to look forward to. Over the past 25 years, they have set up hundreds of fun days out for underprivileged kids, be it to theme parks or other such…

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E-Cigarettes and the Law

There have been rules in place regarding smoking in the workplace for almost a decade. However, the development of technology has outpaced legislation with the introduction of e-cigarettes causing potential difficulties for employers. In Employment Law, the recent case of Insley v Accent Catering dealt with this issue in the context of a claim for…

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Is Obesity a Disability?

How may obesity need to be considered an employee relations issue in the office? A recent European Court of Justice case addressed whether obesity can be considered a disability following a Danish court hearing in the case of Karsten Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund. Kaltoft was a childminder for the Municipality for 14 years, caring…

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Urgent Appeal for the Nepal Earthquake

As we’re sure you’re aware, Nepal was recently devastated by a giant earthquake. The death toll is in the thousands, and with many remote areas still unreachable, that number is expected to rise. The earthquake has destroyed lives, buildings, and the general infrastructure of Nepal. The country is in need of urgent aid. And you can…

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In addition to the economic upturn, European immigration and Digital Natives are the two other drivers responsible for the upsurge and current demand for City Centre apartment living in Birmingham. Our European neighbours have a rental culture, and tend to migrate straight to the main cities and towns in the UK where they want to…

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Why Are Law TV Shows So Popular

Right now, two of the biggest shows in the world are about lawyers. Better Call Saul is about “Slippin” Jimmy McGill, a somewhat unorthodox yet brilliant lawyer, trying to get his law firm off the ground in New Mexico. It’s a prequel series to the unbelievably popular Breaking Bad, chronicling Jimmy’s rise and fall before…

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DBS Law have promoted their two Private Client solicitors to Associate Directors after the great progress and commitment shown in growing the department. Both Gursharan Bunger and Dawn White, located in DBS Law’s offices in Birmingham and Nottingham respectively, were promoted at the start of the month to reward the hard work seen to build…

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DBS Law today announced that it has raised a total of £2,615 for Will Aid, a partnership between the legal sector and nine UK based charities, during it’s last campaign. Our Private Client department solicitors had raised the figure by writing over fifty new Wills to local clients in Birmingham and Nottingham and asking for…

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DBS Law bolsters employment law department

DBS Law has strengthened its employment department with solicitor Sarah Begley. The specialist in employment law has joined the firm’s Edmund Street, Birmingham city centre office from Garner Canning Solicitors in Tamworth. The move is part of an expansion in the department that will see new services and a fresh impetus into providing employment law…

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