Marinela Barbu

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Marinela joined Cooke, Young & Keidan (“CYK”) as a Paralegal in January 2014.

With a particular interest in commercial and regulatory disputes, Marinela was awarded Commendation in both the Postgraduate Diploma in Law and in the Legal Practice Course completed at the BPP Holborn Law School in February 2016.


Before joining CYK, Marinela was working for one of the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness companies.

Prior to her undergraduate studies in Mathematics and Physics, Marinela was part of The Programme of Community aid to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (Phare) whereby she was giving advice to teenagers in need.


Marinela speaks Romanian as her mother tongue, English fluently, French and Italian at basic level, and Spanish at an intermediate level.