In the past few weeks, British barrister Amal Alamuddin married George Clooney, made headlines for her Oscar de la Renta wedding dress, maybe (or maybe didn't) go on a honeymoon, and now she's back to work with a brand-new name!
Amal's London law firm, Doughty Street Chambers, now lists the Oxford-educated human rights advocate as Amal Clooney on its website. Armed with her new, Hollywood A-list surname, Amal is back on the job in a big way. She's currently in Greece advising the Prime Minister and other officials on how to reacquire the contested Elgin Marble artifacts.
According to People, Amal will advise the Greek government on its "legal options," and is accompanied by a delegation of Doughty Street Chambers barristers led by Geoffrey Robertson, the human rights lawyer who successfully argued for the return of Tasmanian Aboriginal artifacts from Britain's Natural History Museum.
Her first big post-wedding assignment is notable not just for its timing, but also for the attention its bringing to Greece. "The media frenzy and uproar alone will be beneficial [for Greece]," a senior government official anonymously told People. "It will recast international attention on the case [of the Parthenon Marbles] and the injustice that has been done."
Ever the stylish career woman, she was pictured headed off to several meetings in Athens clad in a green-and-white dress and her diamond wedding band.
As for her new husband, he's been busy getting back to work, as well. George surprised legions of fans at a panel at New York Comic Con for his upcoming film, Tomorrowland.