Specialist Counsel / Head of Middle East Desk – Finland
Maher is a Syrian attorney-at-law and based at Magnusson Helsinki office. He is one of the few experts fully qualified to work with clients operating in both the Middle East and the Baltic Sea Region markets. Maher mainly focuses on international business and corporate law as well as energy law.
Maher has been practicing law since 2009. Prior to joining Magnusson, he had been working for a Syrian law firm in Damascus. Throughout his legal career, Maher gained substantial experience in advising international clients operating across the Arab countries.
LL.M. in International and European Energy Law and Policy – University of Eastern Finland 2014.
Maher wrote his Master thesis on the Rules of the Third Party Access to EU LNG Regasification Terminals.
In addition, he completed studies in International and Internal Business Law in a joint program at Damascus University in cooperation with Paris II University 2010-2011.
Bachelor of Laws, Damascus University, Faculty of Law 2003-2009.
Maher is a member of Damascus Bar Association, in Syria, since 2009.
Arabic – Native
English – Fluent
Finnish – Basic