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Ali is a Senior Associate in our London Corporate Crime and Investigations team.

Ali advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters related to fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering and sanctions. Ali has experience advising a wide range of clients on complex internal and external investigations, including investigations conducted by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue & Customs. Ali also advises companies on their internal compliance procedures and reporting obligations. 
Ali has spent time on secondment to the financial crime team of a global financial institution.


Ali studied German at the University of Oxford before completing the GDL and LPC at BPP Law School, London.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a financial institution in respect of an FCA investigation into potential anti-money laundering systems and controls failings
  • various companies on issues relating to international sanctions, particularly those affecting Russia
  • a financial institution on an internal investigation following concerns raised by a whistleblower
  • various financial institutions on the money laundering risks associated with investments in cannabis-related businesses
  • a publicly listed company on an internal investigation into the alleged misappropriation of funds
  • an individual under criminal investigation in relation to alleged acts of bribery 
  • a statutory body on the commission of fraud offences following the misappropriation of trust assets