Ali is a Partner at Sudath Perera Associates and heads the firm’s Foreign and International Law Department. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales and has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Trinity College, Oxford.
Ali gained extensive international experience at the leading British law firm Lovells, where he worked in their London and Brussels offices, advising Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 clients. He later served as Legal Counsel at the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) in Dubai before joining Sudath Perera Associates in 2006.
His extensive legal experience includes advising a wide range of international clients (including large multinational corporations) in numerous jurisdictions, primarily in the areas of Corporate, Commercial, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property and EU Law and has been recommended by Legal 500.
Ali is a member of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), MARQUES (the European association of trademark owners), the Council for Business with Britain and previously served on the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Sri Lanka.