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Dr. Philipp von Randow

Dr. Philipp von Randow

Dr. Philipp von Randow


Position: Partner (retired; Finance & Restructuring)

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Type of Expert: Consultant, Speaker, Author, Directorate

Native Language: German

Foreign languages: English, Arabic, French

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Esperantostrasse 12

60598 Frankfurt (Main)


Phone: +49-170-85-99-713

Dr. Philipp von Randow

Philipp von Randow
is a retired partner of  Latham & Watkins LLP, a prominent global law firm providing high-end legal advice in complex business transactions. From 2002 to 2013, he was resident in the firm's Frankfurt office. From 2009 to 2011, he was chair of the firm’s Middle East Finance Department in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha and resident in the firm's Qatar office.

Dr. von Randow's practice focused  on the representation of banks and corporations on debt financings and out-of-court restructurings (loan workouts, bond restructurings; debt-equits swaps), as well as capital markets law. Furthermore, Philipp von Randow served as advisor to the German Ministry of Justice on the planned modernization of German bondholder law. 

Dr. von Randow is a regular speaker on conferences and semniars on restructuring and insolvency issues and on the drafting, design and analysis of financial covenants.

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Philipp von Randow headed the banking and restructuring practice in one of the largest independent law firms in Germany. He lectured on corporate, banking and finance law at the Universities of Osnabrück and Hamburg and is well known in the German banking community as a result of numerous publications on corporate finance topics. After completing his First State Exam in 1991, he served as a John M. Olin Visiting Scholar at Harvard University - Dept. of Law & Economics - for 18 months.

Philipp von Randow is member of the Insolvency Law Reform Working Group of the European High Yield Association (EHYA) and of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).