Together with our external partners, we aim to support members in the contractual process and in the event of any disputes.

To this end we provide members with access to free standard format British Marine contracts annually reviewed by our Legal & Finance Service Committee, 24 hour free legal assistance, as well as access to our VAT and Scottish Law Advisor.

We also offer a Dispute Resolution Scheme, through the Academy of Experts an independent dispute resolution body.

To access Member Legal & Finance Services, please go to the dedicated member area here for full details, or contact the team on or 01784 223662

The Bribery Act 2010 became law on 1st July 2011. This legislation is far reaching and has significant implications for all types of businesses, from the sole trader to the multinational. British Marine Members can access this Guidance Note to the Act