Hengeler Mueller advises the International Refugee Assistance Project pro bono on establishment of European presence

07. April 2021

The US non-profit organisation International Refugee Assistance Project, Inc. (IRAP) is now also present in Europe. IRAP is a dynamic and growing legal, policy, and advocacy organisation that works to develop and enforce a system of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced people around the world. It is one of the leading organisations providing free and comprehensive legal services to people throughout registration, protection, and resettlement processes.

IRAP established a wholly-owned subsidiary in Berlin, Germany in the legal form of a non-profit limited liability company (gGmbH). The subsidiary represents IRAP and its work in Europe.

Hengeler Mueller advised IRAP pro bono on the establishment and launch of its European presence in Berlin. The team included partners Annika Clauss (Corporate) and Christian Hoefs (Employment) as well as associates Marc Gossmann (Corporate) and Andreas Kaletsch (Employment) (all Frankfurt).