Nouf Albinhassan

DPhil Socio-Legal Studies


Nouf Albinhassan is reading for a DPhil in Socio-Legal Studies under the supervision of Professor Florian Grisel. Her project explores the impact Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) have on the Corporate Governance of investee firms with a particular focus on the Saudi ‘Public Investment Fund’ (PIF) and Norwegian ‘Government Pension Fund Global’ (GPFG).  Her research interests are primarily in Corporate Governance, SWFs, and Corporate Law.

Nouf obtained her LLB from King’s College London for which she received a personal commendation from the Saudi Attaché in London for academic excellence. She also holds a Corporate Law LLM (Distinction) from University College London and her dissertation titled ‘Have the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund and the Norwegian Pension Fund Global engaged in best governance practice?’ was recognised as a sample research essay.

She was a Research Assistant at King’s College London working on a project pertaining to Stewardship and was an intern at Clyde & Co LLP and Reed Smith LLP in London. 

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Centre for Socio-Legal Studies