Philippe Wolanski
Partner, Banking & Finance

PARIS

T: +33 1 56 88 21 21
D: +33 1 76 40 15 64
M: +33 6 24 91 14 49

EmailE: pwolanski@wfw.com

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Philippe is a Partner in the Paris Finance team. His practice focuses on banking and finance transactions, in particular in real estate, asset and project finance (in the energy and infrastructure sectors), as well as corporate finance. He advises lenders, debt funds, investment funds and other financial institutions.

Philippe also has extensive experience in representing both debtors and creditors in restructuring, re-organisation and insolvency matters.

He joined Watson Farley & Williams after 11 years working at Shearman & Sterling LLP as Counsel.

Philippe has a doctorate in Law from the University of Paris.

Education Open

  • 2002: University Val-de-Marne Paris XII, Doctorate in law (with honours)
  • 1997: University Val-de-Marne Paris XII, Postgraduate degree in Business law
  • 1996: University Val-de-Marne Paris XII, Master’s in Business law

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Paris Bar

Employment Record Open

  • 2018 – present: Partner, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2007 – 2018: Associate then Counsel, Shearman & Sterling
  • 2005 – 2007: Associate, Latham & Watkins
  • 2002 – 2005: Associate, Baker McKenzie

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