About us - Julia Kraft and Simone Rapp

Portrait in the magazine "Anwaltsblatt"

In 2019, a portrait of Julia Kraft and Simone Rapp and their work in the field of immigration law was published in the German magazine "Anwaltsblatt". The article can be viewed here.  For more information in English, please have a look at the following:

Julia Kraft


Julia Kraft studied law at the universities of Freiburg, Madrid and Berlin. Her background in European and international law helps her to put German asylum and migration law in a broader framework. Having worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), she is also familiar with public debate on current refugee topics as well as national and international decision-making and developments. She works as a legal counselor for Caritas and offers basic and advanced training to professionals as well as volunteer refugee organisations. Before establishing her own law office with her colleague Simone Rapp, she was employed by two renowned law offices in the field of immigration and asylum law. She volunteers for Amnesty International and Internationaler Bund. You can expect her to be always up-to-date and to truthfully care for and engage in your case. She holds the title "Fachanwältin für Migrationsrecht" which is awarded to lawyers with experience and specific training in migration law.


Julia Kraft speaks German, English and Spanish as well as basic French and Arabic.




Simone Rapp


Simone Rapp studied law in Berlin and Heidelberg and graduated with honours. Early in her career, she specialised in the specific skills and strategies needed for a successful engagement as a lawyer. Before founding her own law office in 2015, she worked for renowned law offices. Besides, she gained experience in the field of consultancy while voluntarily working in refugee counseling for Amnesty International. 


Simone Rapp's work is characterised by high quality legal statements and pleadings as well as her reliability, engagement and kindness. 


She supports and volunters for the renowned counseling center KuB in Berlin.  Simone Rapp is a regular lecturer at training courses and is a member of the Migration Law Committee of the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein). Here, among other things, she prepares statements on legislative proposals with the aim of influencing the political process. Simone Rapp is also a member of the RAV and Amnesty International.


Simone Rapp was awarded the title "Fachanwältin für Migrationsrecht", which is conferred only to lawyers who have proven specific knowledge and experience in the field of immigration law. 


Simone Rapp speaks German, English and French.