Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian

Partner | Global Legal Business Solutions Leader, Co-Head of the PwC Global Network "International Business Reorganizations" Düsseldorf Cologne


PwC Legal

Georg-Glock-Straße 22

40474 Düsseldorf


Tel.  +49 211 981-2785

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  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2008


  • Global restructuring and transformation projects such as carve-outs
  • Post-merger integrations
  • Legal entity rationalisations and other restructuring projects


  • German
  • Persian/Farsi
  • Armenian
  • English
I offer

About me

Frederic Mirza Khanian provides advice in the area of global transformations. This is where PwC experts from the areas of tax, legal, valuations and finance as well as delivering deal value provide comprehensive advice from a single source for cross-border reorganisation projects. Frederic primarily specialises in cross-border carve-outs and post-merger integrations and has extensive experience in large cross-border projects in more than 120 countries.

  • Since 2018: PwC Legal, Düsseldorf and Cologne
  • Until 2018: lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer at the locations Cologne, New York, Dubai and Düsseldorf
  • Until 2007: legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne (with three-month position at the German Consulate General in Toronto, Canada)
  • June 2007: legal doctorate (Dr. iur.)
  • Until 2004: student of law at the University of Cologne
  • Global Post Merger Integration & Carve-Outs - Strategische Erfolgsfaktoren und wirksame Umsetzungskonzepte (Studie)
  • Zur rechten Zeit auf die Erfolgsspur wechseln (Diruj)
  • Pitch auf Augenhöhe - Intelligente Mandatierung sichert nachhaltige Win-Win-Lösungen für Rechtsabteilung und Kanzlei (Studie)
  • Eine gut organisierte Rechtsabteilung hilft auch den externen Kanzleien (Kanzleimonitor)
  • Inhaltskontrolle von Organanstellungsverträgen am Beispiel des GmbH-Geschäftsführervertrages (Monographie)
  • JUVE handbook: recommended lawyer for corporate law
  • Kanzleimonitor: leading lawyer for M&A/corporate law in Germany