Shaykh Ali Abbas is from London, UK. He graduated in Law, and in 2009 he moved to Najaf to pursue further Islamic studies at the Hawza. He studied a wide range of disciplines in the Islamic sciences and specialised in Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh. After having studied for a number of years in the Bahth al-Kharij of eminent scholars of Najaf, he returned to the UK in 2018. In 2021, he obtained his Masters in Islamic Studies from the Markfield Institute of Higher Education.
He has worked in translating a number of books. He works and lectures in local communities. His focus and interest are on research, Hawza education, and the Islamic education of children and youths. He is the Director of Islamic Education at Jaffaria Academy.