Flavia was born in Romania, educated at Oxford University and called to the Bar in 2005. She has developed an exclusively defence practice and appears both as a leading and led junior across the spectrum of criminal law, including allegations of serious violence, complex fraud, people trafficking and rape. Flavia is frequently instructed in multi-handed and sensitive cases where the evidence extends to many thousands of pages and presents an international dimension.
Flavia is the only British criminal barrister fluent in Romanian. She provides general legal assistance to the Embassy and has become the ‘go-to’ lawyer amongst the UK’s Romanian community. Flavia has recently become a media commentator on legal issues involving Romanians.
Flavia is respected amongst her peers as a fiercely articulate and determined advocate whose meticulous preparation, coupled with intellectual flair, ensures she masters the most complex of briefs.
In October 2014 Flavia received the prestigious „Ambassador’s Award” for services to the Romanian community in the UK. The award was presented to Flavia by the Romanian Ambassador. Please see ‘Recent News’.
Flavia is accredited to receive instructions via the Public Access Scheme.
Flavia Kenyon is ranked in Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2019 and has appeared since 2013.