Ali is a dispute resolution partner and co-heads Freshfields’ global investigation and corporate crime practice. She specialises in corporate and financial crime defence and regulatory enforcement actions, particularly defending actions against the SFO and FCA as well as overseas authorities. Ali has significant experience defending organisations in coordinated criminal and regulatory proceedings including in Deferred Prosecution Agreements as well as acting on ancillary litigation. She has expertise handling false accounting, fraud, bribery/corruption, AML and terrorism related matters. Ali has acted on many of the leading FCA enforcement actions, especially in market abuse, market manipulation and disclosure/listing obligations cases.