Amal Clooney is an Oxford educated lawyer (or “barrister” as they are called in England). Amal specializes in international law, human rights, and extradition. Her most high-profile case took place when she represented WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange during his extradition proceedings in Sweden. Amal is also a published author, as she edited and contributed to “The Law and Practice of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.” She is also trilingual and can fluently speak English, Arabic and French.
Amal and George were first spotted together in Oct. 2013 in London, England while he was still dating model Monika Jakisic. On Feb. 18 2014, the couple made their first official appearance together when they attended a White House screening of George’s film Monuments Men. The following month they took a romantic safari trip through South Africa. On April 26 2014, George and Amal announced they were engaged to be married.