Corporate Law Global Transformations

PwC appoints Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian as Global Legal Business Solutions Leader

The international network of PwC and PwC Legal appoints Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian as Global Legal Business Solutions Leader, effective July 1, 2023. Under the umbrella of Legal Business Solutions, PwC consolidates traditional legal services with New Law offerings such as legal department transformation advice, including Legal-Tech consulting and implementation, and Managed Legal Services.

Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian is a partner at PwC Legal in Germany, currently leading the Corporate Law practice group. Additionally, Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian has held several international leadership positions at PwC, including serving as the Legal Business Solutions Leader for PwC Europe and Global Co-Leader of the International Business Reorganization Network.

With over 15 years of experience as a lawyer, Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian spent more than 10 years at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, working in New York, Dubai, and Düsseldorf. At PwC, he regularly advises global clients on large national and international reorganization projects. He succeeds Tony O'Malley, who led PwC's global Legal Business Solutions Network for four years. Tony O'Malley remains at PwC and was recently appointed as the Chief Risk & Ethics Leader for PwC Australia.

We are delighted that Frederic has agreed to take on this highly important role within our global network. His experience and expertise speak volumes for him. His appointment also signifies the success of our integrated consulting approach within our Tax & Legal Services and his contributions to the Global Transformation Group in Germany.

Björn Viebrock

Tax & Legal Leader, Member of the Management Board at PwC

Frederic's appointment as Global Legal Business Solutions Leader is a great honor for him, but it also stands as a distinction and a genuine opportunity for PwC Legal in Germany.

Daniel Kast

I am excited to take on the leadership of our Global Legal Business Solutions Network. As well as our incredible depth and breadth of legal expertise with more than 4,000 professionals in 100 countries across the world, we also have the cutting-edge technology, agility and scale to help our clients navigate complexity with confidence, transform ways of working and find new ways to grow.

Dr. Frederic Mirza Khanian

Global Legal & Legal Business Solutions Leader

About PwC Legal Business Solutions:

In our global, rapidly changing business world, cooperation, restructuring, transactions, financing and social responsibility are topics that increasingly concern our clients. They need legal certainty for a wide range of complex tasks. That is why we advise them holistically and in close cooperation with PwC’s tax, human resources and finance experts and our international legal network in over 100 countries. Whether a globally active company, a public corporation or a wealthy private individual, every client has a personal contact at our firm who supports them responsibly in all matters of commercial law. In this way, we help our clients to secure their economic success in the long term.

PwC Legal Business Solutions in Germany. More than 300 lawyers at 18 locations. Integrated, tech-powered legal advice.

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