Maher Khadour

Specialist Counsel / Head of Middle East Desk, Finland

My service areas

  • Energy
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Immigration
  • Environment
  • ESG and Sustainability
  • Middle East Group
  • Outbound Services


Maher is a Syrian Attorney-at-law based at the Magnusson Helsinki office. He is one of the few experts fully qualified to work with clients operating in the markets of both the Middle East and the Baltic Sea Region. Maher mainly focuses on international business and corporate law as well as energy law and sustainability matters.

Maher has been practicing law since 2009. Prior to joining Magnusson, he worked for a Syrian law firm in Damascus. In the course of his legal career, Maher has gained substantial experience in advising international clients operating across the Arab countries.

Professional experience

Attorneys-at-Law Magnusson Ltd
Specialist Counsel / Head of Middle East Desk: 2015 – to date


  • South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, MBA, Master’s in International Business Management: 2024
  • University of Eastern Finland, LL.M. in International and European Energy Law and Policy: 2014.
  • Completed studies in International and Internal Business Law in a joint programme at Damascus University in cooperation with Paris II University: 2010-2011
  • Damascus University, LL.B.: 2009

Bar admissions

  • Member of the Damascus Bar Association: 2009
  • Member of the Association of Finnish Lawyers


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Finnish

Positions of trust

Member of the board of the Finnish-Arab Business Association