Dr. Kanaan Alahmar


T. +49.89.549.0190

M. +49.173.8035.893


Kanaan Alahmar is a co-founder of Al-Ahmar & Partners. He represents a broad client base of multinational companies on various aspects of business law in Syria and the region.

His practice includes commercial transactions, government contracts, joint ventures, Intellectual Property Law, litigation, arbitration, mergers & acquisitions and regulatory compliance.

In addition, Dr. Alahmar has special experience in trademark law and in assisting foreign multinationals in relation to government contracts in Syria.

Between 2002 and 2010, Dr. Alahmar prepared the drafts of several Syrian economic laws.

Damascus, 1988.
Accredited in Germany as a legal consultant for Arabic and Syrian law, 2004.


Bachelor in Law, Damascus University, 1987.
LL.M., International Business Law, London University,1997.
Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property,
Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany, 1996-2002.

Dr. iur., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt Munich, 2017


Arabic, English and German

Various publications on Business Law in English and Arabic, including:

"Intellectual Property and E-Commerce in Developing Countries," Damascus, 2001;

"Critical Review of Trade Mark System in Syria, in the International Review of Industrial Property and Copy Right (IIC), Vol. 30, 1/1999;

"The New Rules of Transfer of Technology in Egypt", IIC, Vol. 33, 5/2001.