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Cancellation: “Hi, Domino’s? Yeah, I’ve changed my mind, keep it.”

The example in the headline is a facile one, but I’d like to share a few serious(ish) thoughts about cancellation. Most of us have been there; a shiny product and convincing salesperson, and the price never seems expensive when it’s broken down into 80 years’ worth of monthly payments in a finance deal. Then the next day – remorse. But can we cancel? The answer is often yes, but it can turn on some surprisingly arbitrary points.

March 6th, 2018 | Comments Off on Cancellation: “Hi, Domino’s? Yeah, I’ve changed my mind, keep it.”

DAS Announces New Alexa Skill for Amazon Echo

DAS UK Group has become the world’s first legal expenses insurer to launch an innovative new Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo.

January 26th, 2018 | Comments Off on DAS Announces New Alexa Skill for Amazon Echo

Dishonesty: Oh my, we’re finally moving away from the ‘Ghosh Test’

The recent Supreme Court ruling in Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords [2017] UKSC 67 will have a huge impact upon the test for ‘dishonesty’ in criminal and professional disciplinary proceedings. Since 1982, dishonesty has been considered on the basis of the two stage, objective and subjective test arising out of R v Ghosh [1982] EWCA, – the “Ghosh Test”.

December 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Dishonesty: Oh my, we’re finally moving away from the ‘Ghosh Test’

DAS UK Group

The DAS UK Group comprises an insurance company (DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd), a law firm (DAS Law), and an after the event legal expenses division (DAS LawAssist). DAS introduced legal expenses insurance (LEI) in 1975, protecting individuals and businesses against the unforeseen costs involved in a legal dispute. Today it has over nine […]

July 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »