Alanood Sinjab is an associate in the London office of Mayer Brown’s International Arbitration practice. 

She focuses on international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. She has acted as counsel for claimants, respondents and as tribunal secretary in disputes across a wide-range of industries including construction, corporate acquisitions, finance, hospitality, infrastructure, licensing, manufacturing, renewable energy and space & satellite. She has handled arbitrations under DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL arbitration rules with seats in Dubai, London and Paris. She has also worked on a number of disputes before the English Commercial Court and Technology and Construction Court, which has involved the making of successful interim applications such as summary judgment and strike out.

Alanood holds a Master of Honours in International Relations & Philosophy from the University of St Andrews and is a recipient of the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship. She spent a year of her studies at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), focusing on International Trade and Public International Law, and at the London School of Economics, where she completed a course in European Union Law.   

She joined Mayer Brown in 2020 and is qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales. In addition to her native Arabic and English, Alanood is also proficient in French. 

Spoken Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French




BPP University Law School, GDL and LPC

University of St Andrews, MA (Hons) International Relations and Philosophy with a study abroad programme at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)

London School of Economics and Political Science, European Union Law


  • England and Wales


  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum 
  • London VYAP