Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian

Partner | Global Legal & Legal Business Solutions Leader 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
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About me

Frederic Mirza Khanian leads PwC's Legal and Legal Business Solutions Network worldwide, which consists of more than 4,000 legal professionals in 100 countries. In his day-to-day business, Frederic Mirza Khanian advises clients on various aspects of corporate law. He is a member of the Global Transformations Team, where PwC experts from the areas of tax, legal, valuations, finance, and delivering deal value provide comprehensive advice for cross-border reorganization projects. Frederic specializes primarily in cross-border carve-outs, post-deal integrations, and other types of corporate reorganizations. He has extensive experience in managing large cross-border projects in over 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