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Ali is a Senior Associate in the Corporate group of the firm’s Cayman Islands office.

Ali acts for both public and private companies, sponsors, investment funds and asset managers. She advises clients on a broad range of corporate, finance and commercial matters with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, capital markets, private equity, venture capital, and banking and finance, across all sectors.

Ali has significant offshore experience in both debt and equity capital market transactions including IPOs, and business combination transactions, and has acted for leading U.S. investment managers, financial services companies, credit and infrastructure managers in connection with certain syndicated loan and credit facilities.

Her practice also encompasses acting for financial institutions and investment managers on all aspects of the establishment and maintenance of offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, investment fund platforms and ongoing transactional and restructuring issues relating to offshore investment funds.

Prior to joining Appleby, Ali worked for a leading offshore firm in their corporate group for three years, and was a corporate associate specializing in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions at Goodmans LLP (Toronto office) and Stikeman Elliott LLP (Toronto, Calgary and U.K. offices), as well as having worked in banking and policy for Scotiabank (Toronto) and the Business Council of Canada (Ottawa).

Qualifications & Education

University of Toronto Law School (Business Law, Hons)

University of London (LLB, Hons)

London School of Political Science (Hons)

Queen’s University (Political Economy, Hons, Dean’s List)

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (In-depth Tax Course)

Canadian Securities Institute (Canadian Securities Course, Partners, Directors and Officers Qualifying Examination)

Sotheby’s Institute of Art (Art Business)

Bar Admissions

2020 – Cayman Islands

2017 – Ontario Bar (not practicing)

2016 – Alberta Bar (not practicing)

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