Ali Ayyad

Senior Associate

Commercial Lawyer|+960 7 917 124

Ali Ayyad

Senior Associate

Commercial Lawyer
+960 7 917 124


Ayyad has been in full-time private practice since 2015. As a commercial lawyer, he has represented hotels and lenders at various tribunals and appellate courts in numerous loan default disputes and foreclosures, employment matters and tax-related matters. Additionally, Ayyad frequently assists the firm’s partners and clients on major project financing assignments and key hotel acquisition transactions. His result-oriented and practical approach to complex legal issues is highly valued by the firm. Ayyad holds a law degree (LLB Hons) from Cardiff University (UK) and a postgraduate diploma in legal practice (LPC) from BPP University (UK), and was admitted to the Maldives Bar in 2018.


Tourism Law (Hotel Acquisitions & Resort Investments) Actively assist senior partners and clients on various hotel investments and acquisition transactions for international and local hotel/resort clients. Banking & Finance (including Project Finance) Assisting senior partners and successfully carried out several major financing transactions for international and local hotel/resort investment borrowers for the past 5 years. Foreign Direct Investments Provided high level advice and solutions on setting up various Foreign Direct Investments in the Maldives General Commercial Law Over the past 7 years, have provided high level of practical solutions to clients (including major international & local resort hotel investors, developers, management companies, lenders, property & real estate developers and listed companies)


Legal Practice Course
BPP University, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2018

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours
Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom, 2005



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