Eva Niculiu > Chambers of James Lewis KC & Hugo Keith KC > London, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of James Lewis KC & Hugo Keith KC
Three Raymond Buildings


Eva has a broad practice across chambers’ main areas of expertise.

Crime: Eva regularly appears in magistrates’ courts and the Crown Court, for both defence and prosecution.She represents individuals in respect of a wide range of offences, including offences against the person, sexual offences, firearms and offensive weapons offences, drugs offences, and fraud. She has experience representing young defendants, and dealing with young and vulnerable witnesses.

Extradition: Eva appears on behalf of requested persons in extradition cases.

Regulatory and licensing : Eva has acted for the defence on allegations of breaches of fire safety regulations in both magistrates’ and the Crown Court, as well as on charges of breaching street works regulations. She has prosecuted, on behalf of the Security Industry Authority, offences of using unlicensed private security guards. She also appears on behalf of TfL in licensing appeals in the magistrates’ courts and the Central Criminal Court.

Civil preventative orders: Eva appears on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service in applications for civil preventative orders such as Sexual Risk Orders and Criminal Behaviour Orders (formerly ASBOs).

Other work: Eva conducts reviews such as legal professional privilege reviews and disclosure reviews for HMRC and the Metropolitan Police Service.


Call 2013, Lincoln’s Inn


Romanian (fluent)
German (fluent)
French (basic)


Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School (Outstanding) MPhil (Cantab) Peterhouse, Cambridge – Criminology (highest mark in year) MA (Cantab) Peterhouse, Cambridge – Law

Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn, 2013) Manuel López-Rey Prize (Cambridge Institute of Criminology, 2012)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Eva Niculiu – Three Raymond Buildings ‘Eva is quite simply the perfect criminal barrister – she is phenomenally clever, and extraordinarily articulate, committed and hard-working. her advocacy is imaginative, focused, always razor-sharp and perfectly pitched.’