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What others say about us

Cooke, Young & Keidan has received extensive recognition as one of the leading dispute resolution law firms in London.

Our lawyers have been commended in both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500, the pre-eminent independent guides for the legal profession.

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An outstanding litigation firm for claimant work

Chambers and Partners Guide

For institutional and corporate clients who want to take on a major institution, they're a go-to firm

Chambers and Partners Guide

Boutique Firm of the Year 2013

The Lawyer Awards

An outstanding conflict-free firm with quality partners who can take on the market-leading firms.

Chambers and Partners Guide

A strong litigation department at both partner and assistant level

Legal 500

Extremely bright, creative, tenacious, thorough and committed to clients

Chambers and Partners Guide

CYK has developed an excellent reputation for providing 'practical and commercial advice’

Legal 500

An “outstanding boutique” which is “top of the market for handling difficult financial services litigation”

Legal 500

A cut above others for personal service and leadership

Legal 500

Traditionally one of the leading conflict-free banking litigation firms

Legal 500

The team is notably strong in bank and finance-related fraud cases, handling high-profile investigations into domestic and overseas parties.

Legal 500

An outstanding boutique

Legal 500

Continues to be an outstanding litigation firm for claimant work

Chambers and Partners Guide

They can act as a true litigation expert against anyone, especially in the financial sector

Chambers and Partners Guide

Specialist litigation boutique with an outstanding reputation for acting against financial institutions in enormous banking disputes… Individuals within the team are very astute and sharp-minded, and at the same time practical.

Chambers and Partners Guide

A quality outfit with a very good track record in winning cases.

Chambers and Partners Guide

Achieved success at the Court of Appeal for Texas hedge fund Highland in its high-value and multifaceted dispute with RBS.

Chambers and Partners Guide

An excellent reputation for providing ‘practical and commercial advice’ to a range of clients, including in claims adverse to banks.

Legal 500

Acted in the highly publicised Guardian Care Homes litigation against Barclays Bank in relation to LIBOR manipulation and swaps mis-selling.

Chambers and Partners Guide

A leading banking litigation claimant firm

Legal 500

"A conflict-free boutique which acts in big-ticket finance litigation” with “a strong litigation department at both partner and assistant level"

Legal 500

A match for the large, well-known firms in the banking litigation field

Legal 500

A strong litigation department at both partner and assistant level

Chambers and Partners Guide

“the excellent lawyers” at the firm for “their commercial approach to our business.”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“It’s a very proactive team who are not afraid to speak their mind and ‘tell us how it is’. We are always presented with commercial, business-minded advice.”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“an outstanding litigation firm for claimant work” and “A very sensible, savvy outfit” and “extremely bright, creative, tenacious, thorough and committed to [our] clients”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“quality partners who can take on the market-leading firms”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“For institutional and corporate clients who want to take on a major institution, they’re a go-to firm”.

Chambers and Partners Guide

“particularly good value for money, providing a service comparable to many much larger firms for competitive rates”.

Chambers and Partners Guide

"Not only are they experts in the relevant areas but they are very responsive. They know our business well and always deal with our issues quickly and expertly."

Chambers and Partners Guide

"They are hard-working and have a good attitude to clients."

Chambers and Partners Guide

“just the firm you want in a fight against a heavyweight institution”

Legal 500

“very competent firm”

Legal 500

"Brilliant, absolutely top notch"

Chambers and Partners Guide

“The team always sticks out its neck and lets you know where things stand"

Chambers and Partners Guide

“…transparency and clarity, the minutiae and detail it goes into. It doesn’t leave a stone unturned.”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“responsive, client focused, highly experienced and conflict free”

Legal 500

“..impressed by their sterling client service and expertise”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“great tacticians who quickly get to the heart of complex matters”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“able to take on any of the biggest players in complex commercial litigation”

Legal 500

“a match for the large, well-known firms…”

Legal 500

Cooke, Young & Keidan is listed as a “capable” boutique firm for Civil Fraud and the researchers acknowledged our role representing the Property Alliance Group in a £30million damages claim.

Legal 500

“The fearless Philip Young is an impressive litigator”

Legal 500

A strong litigation department at both partner and assistant level

Chambers and Partners Guide

“Philip inspires great faith amongst his clients who sing his praises”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“A hugely talented lawyer, Philip brings a passion and energy to his work that is quite rare”

Chambers and Partners Guide

“Philip …impresses the market with his comprehensive advice and detailed approach”

Chambers and Partners Guide

Specialist litigation boutique with an outstanding reputation for acting against financial institutions in enormous banking disputes… Individuals within the team are very astute and sharp-minded, and at the same time practical.

Chambers and Partners Guide

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