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Philipp Zehlicke

Associate

Philipp primarily advises on restructuring and insolvency law, especially in the context of national and cross-border transactions.

Among his clients are German and international banks, financial institutions, investors and corporates.

His focus is on financial restructuring advising corporates, lenders or investors in distressed situations and on the preparation, negotiation and implementation of complex and international restructuring concepts, for instance by way of an out-of-court "consensual" restructuring or in-court restructuring and insolvency proceedings. In addition, he advises his clients on issues relating to banking and Philipp is a regular member of the team of “Fachdienst Insolvenzrecht” (Beck-Online) where he comments regularly on recent decisions in German and European insolvency and restructuring lawit law. 

Philipp studied law at the University of Mannheim. He wrote his doctoral thesis on cross-border group restructuring proceedings at the chair of Prof. Dr. Madaus at Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg.

Published Work

  • Zehlicke, Third-party releases in cross-border restructuring plan proceedings (Grenzüberschreitende Eingriffe in Drittsicherheiten durch Restrukturierungspläne nach dem StaRUG), Nomos, 2023.
  • Zehlicke, Third-party releases in public cross-border restructuring plans – part 2: Rights in rem (Grenzüberschreitende Eingriffe in Drittsicherheiten durch öffentliche Restrukturierungspläne – Teil 2: Dingliche Drittsicherheiten), ZRI 2023, 986.
  • Zehlicke, Third-party releases in public cross-border restructuring plans – part 1: Guarantees (Grenzüberschreitende Eingriffe in Drittsicherheiten durch öffentliche Restrukturierungspläne – Teil 1: Schuldrechtliche Drittsicherheiten), ZRI 2023, 933.
  • Zehlicke, Termination of executory contracts in restructuring proceedings (Die Vertragsbeendigung von laufenden Verträgen in Restrukturierungsverfahren), NZI 2023, 855 (co-author).

Qualifications

Academic

Dr. iur., Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, 2023

Second German Law Degree, Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court, Germany, 2021

First German Law Degree, University Mannheim, Germany, 2019

Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., University of Mannheim, Germany, 2016

Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.