Backed by its roots in civil society, immigration law and legal aid, Legisterra provides full range of consultancy services to international and local NGOs by its skilled subject matter specialists.
Developing both practical and theoretical legal approaches to issues related to International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Legisterra develops strong legal analysis skills for providing a combination of strategic thinking, legal expertise in international law towards maximising positive outcomes.
Moreover, Legisterra offers advice to build capacity in the field of international humanitarian law to assist concerned entities in understanding and carrying out their commitments and obligations under treaty and customary international law.
Legisterra has been providing advice and consultancy services to nearly half of all 42 registered NGOs in Turkey. Owing to our expertise and specialization in associations law and humanitarian law, the range of services we provide to INGOs as an external legal counsel, and humanitarian actors in particular, go above and beyond those typically offered by a law firm. Our services do include:
Legisterra has decades of practical experience, dealing with legal and business issues across geographic and language boundaries. Versatile and creative, we are able to provide genuine insight drawn from years of real-world solutions. This is why we offer a range of consulting services to engage with international organizations to strengthen their contribution to humanitarian affairs. To this purpose, we are acting as national legal experts and consultants in several international organizations in Turkey.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Disability Union (WDU) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are amongst the main international organizations we apply our experience alongside cutting-edge knowledge to develop fresh insights. Some references about our activities for these organizations are as follows: