EU/UK competition law in particular economically complex mergers/behavioral cases, multi-jurisdictional cartels, and sector/market investigations. Significant experience in financial services, retail, energy, media, and digital. 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). Lectures on competition law at Oxford University, having previously taught at the LSE.
Vice-chair of the London School of Economics governing council.