Bilingual (English and French) and an advanced Mandarin speaker, Sebastian joined Cooke, Young & Keidan as a Paralegal in the Summer of 2017, having completed the Legal Practice Course with a Commendation.

Sebastian provides support for client matters across the full spectrum of CYK’s practice areas.

He has a broad range of legal experience having spent time with private client firms as well as larger general commercial firms such as Edwin Coe and Shoosmiths.


Having been educated in France where he took the French Baccalaureat, Sebastian graduated from the University of Sussex with a 2:1 in History, before working in Shanghai as a teacher. He then completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at Nottingham Law School and the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law (receiving a Commendation in both).

Professional groups

Member of the London Young Lawyers Group


  • Native English
  • Native French
  • Advanced Mandarin