Ruqaiya Ali


Ruqaiya is an English qualified associate in the corporate practice in our Dubai office.
She specialises in advising on general corporate matters, including corporate advisory, M&A, investment funds, private equity and joint ventures. Prior to commencing practice in the UAE, Ruqaiya practised in London.



Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales, 2019


Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Kent, 2015
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP (practising in the Emirate of Dubai as “Allen & Overy RLLP” pending the registration completion of the new name with the relevant UAE local authorities) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763.
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.