Business and Human Rights
International Human Rights Law
International Law on Women's Rights
2016 Admitted as Advocate and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Singapore
2015 Bar Professional Training Course Part B, Singapore Institute of Legal Education, Awarded 1 Distinction
2014 Bar Professional Training Course Part A, Received from National University of Singapore
2013 LL.M, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Awarded Distinction
2009 LL.B, University of Warwick Awarded Upper Second Honours
Clients: US Government, UNESCO, UNICEF NATO, UN WomenGovernment of Afghanistan (Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Defence) et al
Donors: European Union, German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Services (BMZ), Heinrich Böll Stiftung (HBS), Swiss Development Cooperation and Agency et al
Developed and reviewed Human Rights and Gender Strategies, Policies, SOPs, Risk Mitigation and Security Policies and plans, roadmaps and governance guidelines and documents (for institutions and Ministries).
Conducted fact-finding missions, and, interviewing stakeholders to examine State compliance with international standards from a gender-sensitive and trauma-informed perspective (Afghanistan, South-Sudan, Brazil, Colombia, Vanuatu, Kenya, Pakistan, Nigeria, Argentina etc...).
Submitted thematic reports to the UN Special Rapporteurs Offices and UN Treaty Bodies. Commented on international gender policies including UN forthcoming General Recommendation on women's inclusion in decision-making, International Criminal Court Policy on Gender and sexual violence.
Advised institutions on grievance mechanisms, and redressing negative human rights impacts and access to remedy. Built Quality Assurance System on the same.
Developed communications strategy and collaterals on variety of human rights issues from factsheets, country reports, press-releases, articles, mini-documentaries, radio programs, TV announcements, for high-level engagement with UN and governments.
Submitted expert legal opinions to courts in United Kingdom, United States and Switzerland, on the human rights laws of Libya, Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan on specific cases and issues.
Trained institutions on international human rights standards in practice.
"Ms. Latiff has been at the forefront of fighting gender-based violence in Afghanistan, taking on highly complex cases whilst strengthening institutional accountability and response."
Nema Milaninia, Special Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice
"I have met young Singaporeans who started their own organisations in Singapore, and even a very rare few Singaporeans who did this in support of humanitarian or development issues overseas. Yet I have never met a Singaporean who has taken on such difficult and demanding human rights issues in such challenging external contexts as Natasha has done.“
Paul Broom, Director of Political Affairs
British High Commission Singapore
She has a passion and enthusiasm for law, an ability to collaborate with different personalities and with authorities, a commitment to social justice, and a genuine understanding of the intersection between law and culture. In my view, she is the kind of lawyer that the world of today and the diverse realities of our time need.” Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Professional Research Associate Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, School of Oriental and African Studies
2021 Awarded lifelong member of 1880 Private Member's Club in Singapore.
2016 Trust Women Conference Scholar, Thomson Reuters Foundation, U.K.
2016 Arthur C. Helton Fellowship, American Society of International Law, U.S.
2016 Human Rights Defender Scholar, International Service for Human Rights, Geneva
2013 Outstanding Pro Bono Project, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, U.K.
2010 Outstanding Individual Contribution to Pro Bono, Attorney General of the United Kingdom
2010 Research Fellowship, Lexis Nexis, Washington D.C.
2010 Women Human Rights Leadership Program, Karamah, Washington D.C.
2009 Undergraduate Research Scholar, Warwick Law School, U.K.
2009 Clinton Global Initiative University Scholar, U.S.
2008 Undergraduate Research Scholar, Warwick Law School, U.K.
2008 Clinton Global Initiative University Scholar, U.S.
2006 International Scholar, Warwick Law School, U.K.
2004 Best Academic Performance, St Michaels' College, U.K.
2003 Youth Ambassador, UNIFEM, Singapore