Ali Almasaabi provides knowledge management at the firm for United Arab Emirates and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia laws and regulations, as well as advises local and international investors on conducting business in both jurisdictions.

Mr. Almasaabi guides clients in a wide range of industries — including fintech, healthcare, education, commodities, and construction and manufacturing — on:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Incorporations and market entry
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Foreign ownership restrictions
  • Corporate governance and authorizations
  • Employment matters
  • Compliance

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Almasaabi was a paralegal at international and local law firms. Before that, he served as an administrator in the Abu Dhabi Awqaf and Minors Affairs Authority and in the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy.

Bar Qualification

  • Yemen


  • LLB, University of Al Jazeera, 2012