CYK Commended in Chambers 2024

Leading specialist disputes law firm Cooke, Young & Keidan (CYK) has been recognised by Chambers & Partners as one of the UK’s top law firms for Civil Fraud and Banking Litigation in their 2024 directory rankings.

The firm’s Banking Litigation practice has been ranked in Band 3 alongside the firm’s growing Civil Fraud practice – which has moved up a band in this year’s rankings.

Much of the firm’s success in Chambers & Partners UK 2024 rankings lie with the firm’s Partners, who have been commended by the directory for their expertise and client delivery.

In Band 5 for Civil Fraud, commendations have been granted to Partners Jon Felce“incredibly impressive” and “an incredible tactician”, Lydia Danonan excellent team manager and a tough litigator”, and Natalie Toddan excellent lawyer with a strong grasp of commercial processes and procedures”.

Rosie Wild, who was promoted to Partner in April 2023, has featured in Chambers’ Up & Coming ranking for Civil Fraud. Credited as “an absolute name to watch”, Rosie’s ranking highlights the expertise of the firm’s talent set to spearhead the future of CYK’s Civil Fraud offering.

Meanwhile, Sinead O’Callaghan is recognised in Band 4 for Banking Litigation, described as a lawyer who has “a lovely manner but also has bones of steel”.

Sinead O’Callaghan, Managing Partner at Cooke, Young & Keidan, says:

“Chambers & Partners is one of the most prestigious legal rankings, so the fact that the work of CYK has been recognised is certainly a cause for celebration for the firm. We’re immensely proud of the technical expertise of our Civil Fraud and Banking Litigation offerings, so it’s fantastic that these teams have been commended again in this year’s rankings.”

This year’s rankings included comments of praise from clients and other legal professionals, with highlights including:

“A strong and efficient team that handles complex issues in challenging matters thoughtfully and efficiently.”

“It’s a great firm to work with and very impressive in terms of the individuals and collectively. You want this team in the trenches with you.”

“Everyone at Cooke, Young & Keidan is a genuine pleasure to work with and absolutely at the top of their game.”

“The team demonstrates strong analytical skills and is able to find non-standard solutions in complex situations.”

“They are skilled in international cases and fraud work.”

“The communication from Cooke, Young & Keidan was very good. They explained the legal aspects to us in a simple way that outlined the case in a meaningful manner.”

“The team is able to provide multiple litigation strategies for analysis and consideration based on the facts of the case and client needs, and can provide rapid support according to client requirements.”

“We found the firm to be consistently responsive, while demonstrating extraordinary attention to detail.”