Frankfurt, Germany (April, 2022) – Mayer Brown announced that the firm had received the Pro Bono: Outstanding Firm Award at the Chambers Europe Awards 2022.
Mayer Brown Germany was recognized for its extensive pro bono work, which is led by Counsel Malte Richter and serves a range of clients including NGOs and governments, as well as independent projects. Highlights of the firm’s successful pro bono work include a settlement for Trade Plus Aid, a charity that helps alleviate poverty and assist disadvantaged communities throughout Africa and Asia to become self-sufficient through ethical trade.
“Mayer Brown participates in a range of pro bono and community service activities and initiates own independent projects around the world. These efforts constitute a vital part of our profession and how we identify ourselves as a firm.” said Dr. Guido Zeppenfeld, Office Managing Partner for Germany, before adding, “This award is a confirmation of Malte Richter's longstanding and tireless work for pro bono clients in Germany and around the world. Congratulations to Malte and his team for this outstanding achievement.”