EU/UK competition law in particular multi-jurisdictional cartels, economically complex mergers/behavioural cases, and sector/market investigations. Significant experience in financial services, retail, energy, media, and IT. Ali was described by the Daily Telegraph in an editorial as “one of the world’s preeminent experts in European competition law.”
Served five years as legal/policy advisor at the EC’s DG for Competition followed by a decade at UK competition authority. Roles included Senior Director for Cartels, Senior Director for Merger Decisions, and Senior Director for Policy.
Faull & Nikpay: The EU Law of Competition (“the best single volume work dealing with EU competition” ECLR). Visiting Lecturer, Oxford University.
Vice-chair of the London School of Economics governing council.