The confidential dispute involved a number of complexities, parties and countries. The musicians involved had been members of the MU for a number of years and through this, they were able to access MU support by way of funding and access to specialist legal advice.
This was of significant help in assisting the members reach a position where they received a proper settlement, and were satisfied with the outcome. Without the support of the MU the members said that they would not have had the resources or expertise to pursue the matter properly.
MU Legal Services
The MU supports members in a variety of ways, including the provision of access to expert legal support and funding to help address disputes. It also seeks to support musicians generally, through training, information, general advice, and by proposing and supporting beneficial changes to the law.
View the Legal Services and Advice page for more information on our Contract Advisory Service, the Personal Injury Claim Service, Partnership Advice, related member only events and more.