Tatyana Eatwell specialises in international law and criminal law. She has particular expertise in international humanitarian law, international criminal law and terrorism. She has substantial experience in the Crown Court and advises regularly on appeals and judicial review. Tatyana recently acted for the appellant in the case of R v Gul
 UKSC 64, the first challenge to the scope of the definition of terrorism in armed conflict heard by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Tatyana carries out advisory work for international organisations on subjects that include human rights and peace-building in the Middle East and international counter-terrorism law. She was a visiting lecturer in international law at the University of Southern California in 2014.
Tatyana is currently undertaking a PhD in international law at the University of Cambridge. However, she continues to take instructions on a case-by-case basis as her diary allows.
‘Selling the Pass: Habeas corpus, diplomatic relations and the protection of siberty and security of persons detained abroad’
(2013) 62 ICLQ 727
A Compilation of Immigration and Asylum Policies of the Home Office, Vols 1 & 2
(2009, HJA Training & ILPA)
Tatyana has expertise in international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law.
Tatyana is currently instructed as junior, led by Tim Moloney QC, in the case of R v Mohammed Gul
 EWCA 280, which will be heard by the Supreme Court in June 2013. The case concerns the application of international humanitarian law to the the definition of terrorism as provided by section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
In addition to practice, she is a research associate for the Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East (SOAS) and is currently working on her PhD thesis at Cambridge University on State responsibility for complicity in internationally wrongful acts.
Tatyana has a growing appellate practice and advises on appeals against conviction and sentence.
She is currently instructed in the following appeals:
Tatyana has been instructed in cases of allegations of violence, robbery, conspiracy to supply drugs, fraud and other indictable and either-way offences.
Recent cases include:
LLM International Law: Human Rights Conflict and Justice, SOAS (Distinction)
BA (Econ) Social Anthropology, Manchester University (First Class)
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