Legal notice

The firm

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP is a specialist dispute resolution law firm.  All references in this website to ‘I’, ‘We’, ‘Us’, ‘Our’, ‘CYK’, ‘Cooke, Young & Keidan’, ‘the firm’ and the like should be read as referring to Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP.

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registration number OC341464. Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP’s registered office is at Candlewick House, 120 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AS. The VAT registration number is 943-8503-10.


The term partner is used to refer to a member of Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP.  The members are Gerald Cooke, Philip Young, Marc Keidan, Sinead O’Callaghan and Stephen Elam.  The members are all Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.


The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales authorises and regulates Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP and its lawyers.   The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales’ regulations for solicitors are available online at

Equality and Diversity

A copy of the results of our annual diversity survey can be found here: 2017 SRA Diversity Survey Summary

Professional Indemnity Insurance

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of The Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurer is QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited, Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD. The territorial coverage of our policy is worldwide.

Use of this site

This website is owned by Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP. You agree to use this site for lawful purposes only and in a manner which is consistent with any and all applicable law and regulation in the country in which you access this site.  Your use of this site should not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.  You agree not to import or transfer to this site either directly or indirectly any information or other content which is or may be inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, obscene or offensive or in breach of any intellectual property right or similar right or damaging to the software or performance of this site.


Unless otherwise stated, all rights, including copyright and database rights, in this site and its contents are owned by (or licensed to) us or otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law.  You may access the contents of the site only for your own private use or internal use within your employer’s organisation, but not for any commercial or public use.  You may download and use the service on a single CPU at a time and you can print out hard copies of any part of the content on the site for your personal use or use within your employer’s organisation.  Except where your use is permitted above or by copyright law, you may not otherwise copy, store in any medium (including any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify or show in public any part of this site without our prior written permission.


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Although we take pride in this site, please note that the information posted on it is general in nature and, at times, may be incomplete, out of date or inaccurate.  Furthermore, laws and regulations vary by jurisdiction and change from time to time and compliance will always depend upon the particular circumstances.  For these reasons, we do not intend the information on or downloaded from this site to supplement or be a substitute for the expertise and judgment of your independent legal advisor.  Any reliance on this information is solely at your own risk.

Our liability to you

We make no warranties except as set out in these terms and conditions and to the extent permitted by applicable law all other express and implied warranties and conditions are hereby excluded.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude any liability arising out of access to or use of or reliance on any information posted on or downloaded from this site.


Should any part of these terms and conditions for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms and conditions had been eliminated.

Governing Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and your use of this site are governed by English law.  Disputes arising out of these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

EU Regulation on Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”) for Consumer Disputes

Contacting Us

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