Klentiana practises in criminal law, human rights and international arbitration, with a focus on investment arbitration.
She also has substantial public inquiry experience, having been involved in Inquiries in Trinidad and Tobago (the Clico Inquiry) and the United Kingdom (the Undercover Policing Inquiry).
In March 2020, Klentiana was appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as an independent expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development. She holds the Eastern European seat.
In November 2020 Klentiana was admitted as Counsel on the Defence List of Specialist Counsel before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in the Hague.
Klentiana is also licensed to practise at the Albanian Bar.
Klentiana acts for appellants and respondents in confiscation and civil recovery matters in the magistrates’ courts, the Crown Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Klentiana prosecutes and defends a wide range of regulatory offences. They include, predominantly, Health and Safety offences, offences under the Insolvency Act 1986 and Companies Act 2006. She also has particular expertise in relation to The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Klentiana has considerable public inquiry experience, including the handling of politically sensitive material.
Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt (5th ed.) Sweet & Maxwell 2017, Contributor on the chapter on civil contempt
Humanitarian Intervention in Kosovo: Legal Right or Legal Wrong? (Qendra e Studimeve Europiane, Tirana, May 2007) with a preface by Professor C. Greenwood CMG QC (now the UK judge at the International Court of Justice); a recommended text in Kosovar and Albanian universities
Bribery, Corruption and International Arbitration meet again: The case of Alexander Brothers Limited (Hong Kong SAR) v (1) Alstom Transport SA; (2) Alstom Network UK Limited  EWHC 1585 (Comm)’(London, May 2020) [Read here]
‘Observations on the Zero Draft – A Detailed Proposal for a System of Arbitration’, Business and Human Rights Centre, (London/New York, November 2018) Read here: [Business Human Rights]
Bribery and Corruption and the case of National Iranian Oil Company v Crescent Petroleum Company International Limited and Crescent Gas Corporation Ltd  EWHC 510, Alternative Dispute Resolution Center, American Chamber of Commerce, Kosovo (June 2016)
The Defence of Corruption in International Arbitration: An Emerging Trend or False Alarm, Jeta Juridike (Tirana, March 2016)
Legal Professional Privilege in Criminal Law: Privilege and Inter-jurisdictional Issues, Practical Law, Thomson Reuters 2015 (co-authored with Peter Carter QC)
The Protection of Human Rights in the Face of Terror Threats: A Bare Necessity or Unreasonable Hindrance to the Work of Intelligence Agencies Construction Law International, Vol 10 No 1, March 2015 and the IBA Human Rights Working Group Newsletter (London, 2015)
UN and EU Sanctions, Terrorism and International Law: A Brief Overview Albanian Law Review (Tirana, November 2014)
The Cham population and legal remedies under the ECHR: A study of legal obstacles and potential remedies concerning the expulsion of the Cham population from Greece at the end of WWII, Institute of Cham Studies (Tirana, Albania, 2011)
Cash Forfeiture Following Acquittal: An “Affront to Public Perception” or a Breach of A Fundamental Human Right?  Crim LR 783 (London, October 2009)
The Death Penalty and the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, AMICUS Journal, (London, 2008)
The English Legal System, Some Aspects, Jeta Juridike, Journal of Magistrates School (Tirana, April 2007)
Confessions: A few considerations in the case of Michael Stone, Criminal Bar Association Newsletter (London, Sweet & Maxwell, June 2005)
Various contributions to the AIRE Centre and European Human Rights Law Review, (March 2003)
LLM Public International Law
Called to the Albanian Bar (2016)
Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
International Law Association (British Branch)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
London Court of International Arbitration, European Users’ Council
International Bar Association
Bar Human Rights Committee
Human Rights Lawyers Association
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Extradition Lawyers’ Association
Member of the Hall Committee, Middle Temple
International Committee, Middle Temple
Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University
SFO List- Panel B
CPS Extradition List
Advocate Specialist Counsel (B Panel) for the Department of Business Innovation and Energy and the Health and Safety Executive
List of Arbitrators, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
List of Arbitrators, Arbitration Center, American Chamber of Commerce, Kosovo
Visiting Lecturer in Human Rights Law, National School of Judges, Tirana, Albania
Open Society Foundation Scholarship
Middle Temple Pupillage Hardship Award
English & Albanian (Bilingual)