Aalia Datoo Senior counsel
Aalia has extensive experience in a range of contentious matters for both international and domestic clients, with particular expertise in complex financial litigation and regulatory investigation matters for banks and financial institutions.
Her practice spans a broad range of disputes, including advice on resolving significant multi-jurisdictional litigation, investigations and enforcement matters where matters are frequently sensitive and the client’s reputation and business are at risk. Aalia also provides advice on the prevention of, and investigation into, financial crime, such as bribery and corruption, fraud and market abuse.
Aalia has been on secondment to the litigation and investigations teams at Future Williams & Glyn (RBS), Standard Chartered Bank, Vertex Financial Services and BP. She has worked on a variety of cross-border matters within Europe and further afield, including Bahrain, Dubai, India, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and the US.
She is a qualified Solicitor Advocate; member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association and Advocates for International Development.
Aalia sits on the steering group for our REACH (race, ethnicity and cultural heritage) staff network, a forum for networking and peer support between minority ethnic staff and allies.