Maher Khadour

Maher Khadour

Specialist Counsel / Head of Middle East Desk , Finland

My service areas

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Energy
  • Middle East Group

Summary

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.

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.

Publications

  • Iran – EU economic sanctions relief: current reality and future scenario
  • What could the diplomatic success bring to businesses with Iran deal?
  • The current status of the EU economic sanctions on Iran: a simplified picture

Professional experience

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

Education

  • University of Eastern Finland, LL.M. in International and European Energy Law and Policy: 2014.
  • Maher wrote his Master thesis on the Rules of the Third Party Access to EU LNG Regasification Terminals.
  • 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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Finnish