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Weil Gotshal & Manges and Micro Rainbow International

Developing the UK's first safe-house for LGBTI refugees

Weil Gotshal & Manges and Micro Rainbow International

Developing the UK's first safe-house for LGBTI refugees

Biography

In November 2016, Weil London was introduced to Micro Rainbow International (MRI) – a social enterprise which tackles poverty and discrimination of LGBTI refugees through enterprise, training and housing – via TrustLaw Connect and assisted the charity to overcome a series of legal and economic barriers by creating an innovative financial model to develop the UK’s first-ever safe house for LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers.