Ali is a partner in the Heenan Blaikie Business Law group in Paris. He is specialized in domestic and transborder mergers & acquisitions, privatizations and joint ventures with a special emphasis on industrial and mining projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa where he travels extensively.
Ali advised in particular France Telecom, Zain Telecommunications, General Cable Inc., Glencore International AG, AngloGold Ashanti or Nestlé in their African transactions.
Ali was also seconded to the international legal department of France Telecom.
- D.E.A. (American and English Business Law), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1996
- D.E.A. (Philosophy of Law), Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 1995
- Master of Laws, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 1994