Doughty Street International (DSI) is our group of leading international lawyers and internationally renowned legal academics who have unrivalled expertise on all aspects of international law, including:

DSI has a reputation for excellence. Our members act in complex cases involving proceedings in international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, and international and regional human rights bodies, including the European Court on Human Rights, the African Commission and the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Inter-American Commission and Inter-American Court on Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee and the UN Human Rights Council Special Procedures.

DSI is inter-disciplinary. Our specialist panels advise and represent States, intergovernmental organisations, NGOs, individuals, and corporations on issues of international and global concern, including:

DSI’s reach is global. Our team comprises international lawyers based around the world, and practitioners who regularly appear in domestic courts of jurisdictions outside of England & Wales, including Gibraltar, Ireland, France, Italy, Belgium and other European States, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, the United States of America, and a number of Caribbean States.

Key practitioners include

International Law

Call: 1973 Silk: 1988 Geoffrey Robertson KC is Founding Head of Doughty Street Chambers.
Call: 1978 Silk: 1995 Edward Fitzgerald CBE KC is a Founding Head of Doughty Street Chambers.
Call: 1993 Silk: 2010 Tim Moloney KC is Chair of Chambers’ Management Board.
Call: 1991 Silk: 2011 Kirsty Brimelow KC is joint Head of the Crime team.
Call: 2001 Silk: 2017 Caoilfhionn heads the International Media Defence Panel and is Joint Head of the Media team.
Call: 1999 Silk: 2020 Ben Cooper KC is Joint Head of the Extradition Team.
Call: 1997 Silk: 2023 Joe Middleton KC is Head of the Immigration Team.
Call: 1995 Peter is Head of the Sanctions team.
Call: 2015 (2006 - Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia)
Call: 2016 (2006 - Supreme Court of NSW, Australia)
Call: 2007 Tatyana Eatwell is Team Leader of Doughty Street International.
Call: 2016 (2009, Solicitor, England and Wales)
Call: 2010 (2002 - New York Bar)
Call: 2022 (2016 - Australia)
Call: 2022 (2016 - Australia)