Free Music Industry Legal Advice

Bmin are delighted to connect its members to a legal advice service supported by the UWE.

BRISTOL MUSICIANS ADVICE SERVICE (BMAS) is a free legal advice/legal assistance service operated by the University of the West of England. Comprising of students, supervised by a law staff member with many years of experience in music industry affairs, the service can give assistance on matters involving contracts and intellectual property.


  • Are you worried about your copyrights?
  • Did you sign a contract without understanding the terms?

Make an appointment to talk to us for a free consultation. Through our University connections, we can also introduce you to our colleagues who can assist on accounting and taxation questions.

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Note: We cannot represent you in court disputes.


Recapturing Master Recordings: An Entertainment Law Review by Marcus Keppel-Palmer

The following document considers the issues of copyright on the streaming of music. Please click on the link below to view the full 7-page report.

Recapturing master recordings