PRO BONO LEGAL ASSISTANCE
INN is a referral partner with TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation's global pro bono legal program. TrustLaw is an innovative program that links high-impact NGOs and social enterprises organizations like yours with top global law firms that provide their legal expertise for free.
Projects range from common legal matters that arise in the course of day-to-day operations (e.g. advice concerning general commercial matters, intellectual property protection, employment issues, etc.), to large multi-jurisdictional research and programs.
- Legal research on laws and policy across multiple countries to identify best practices or policy gaps
- Drafting or reviewing commercial agreements, such as partnership contracts or sales contracts
- Protecting your organization’s intellectual property, including trademarks or copyright advice
- Creating template employment contracts for staff/volunteers or assisting with general employment/HR issues
About: TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal program. We connect high-impact NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change with the best law firms and corporate legal teams to provide them with free legal assistance. We produce groundbreaking legal research and offer innovative training courses worldwide.
TrustLaw does not handle urgent requests or litigation. Also, please keep in mind that all requests must be submitted on behalf of your organization, not an individual. In addition, TrustLaw is not able to assist with disputes or immigration matters. For additional information about the types of legal assistance, you can request through TrustLaw, see a list of Frequently Asked Questions.