Dr Tatyana Eatwell

Doughty Street Chambers

Dr Tatyana Eatwell is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, London, specialising in public international law and international human rights law. She advises States, individuals, international and non-governmental organisations on a wide range of matters, including arbitrary detention, extraordinary rendition, extra-judicial killing, war crimes and terrorism, torture, gender-based violence, sanctions, self-determination, and the law of State responsibility.

Tatyana acted as junior counsel in criminal appeals before UK Supreme Court, R v Gul [2013] UKSC 64 and R v Reeves Taylor [2019] UKSC 51, that concern the interpretation and application of international law on terrorism and torture in domestic criminal law respectively. Other recent notable instructions include the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, British dual national arbitrarily detained by Iran for six years and released in March 2022, and the case of Shireen Abu Akleh, Al Jazeera correspondent killed in Palestine in May 2022.

Tatyana holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and LLM in international law (Distinction) from SOAS.