Ali was born in Iran and migrated to Canada at a young age, an experience that inspired him to help families and individuals establish their lives in Canada. He is a fluent Farsi speaker and maintains a close connection with his Iranian community.
After completing his undergraduate studies at York University, and his Juris Doctorate at Osgoode Hall, Ali completed his articling with Legal Aid Ontario, where he gained exposure to family, criminal, and immigration law.
As a litigation lawyer at MSK LLP, Ali practices in all areas of immigration and refugee law, with particular focus on issues involving criminality and detention. He is a passionate advocate and a problem solver by nature and believes that communication is a crucial aspect of the client-lawyer relationship. He therefore diligently keeps his clients informed about the progress of their matter and is always available to answer questions.
In his personal life, Ali is an avid Manchester United fan, loves to travel and on top of his bucket list is to run a marathon.