Amal Clooney

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Date of Birth February 3, 1978
Place of Birth Beirut, Lebanon
Age 42 years old
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Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights. Her clients include Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, in his fight against extradition; the former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko; Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy; and Nobel Prize laureate Nadia Murad. In 2019, Clooney was appointed the special envoy on media freedom by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Born: Amal Alamuddin, February 3, 1978, Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality: British, Lebanese
Education: Dr Challoner's High School
Alma mater: St Hugh's College, Oxford (BA), New York University (LLM)
Occupation: Barrister
Years active: 2000–present
Children: 2
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About Amal Clooney

Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers whose notable clients include Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, and former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. She is also an activist and author.

Before Fame

She received the Entertainment Law Jack J. Katz Memorial Award from the New York University School of Law.

Achievement

She worked in a number of United Nations commissions and in the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Family Life

She married Hollywood star George Clooney on September 27, 2014. She and George have a pair of twins named Ella and Alexander. She was born Amal Alamuddin and raised with three younger siblings named Tala, Samer, and Ziad. Her parents are Ramzi and Baria Alamuddin.

Associations

In 2015, she began working on the Irish government's re-opened case against former UK Prime Minister Edward Heath.

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  • People educated at Dr Challoner's High School
  • Druze people of Lebanese nationality
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  • Human rights lawyers
  • British women lawyers
  • 21st-century lawyers
  • Lebanese emigrants to the United States
  • Alumni of St Hugh's College, Oxford
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • International law scholars
  • English Queen's Counsel
  • 21st-century British writers
  • British barristers
  • New York University School of Law alumni
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Latest information about Amal Clooney updated on January 25, 2021.

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