Tatyana Eatwell specialises in public international law and human rights law. She has particular expertise in international humanitarian law, the law of State responsibility and national security. Her expertise derives from having carried out substantial research and advisory work for international organisations (on subjects that include human rights and peace-building in the Middle East and international counter-terrorism law) and acting in significant cases in her specialist areas, both in domestic and international courts. 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 was a visiting lecturer in international law at the University of Southern California in 2014. She is currently undertaking a PhD in international law at the University of Cambridge and combines this with an international law practice.