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Daniel Burbeary

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Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP

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Dispute Resolution; Litigation; Banking Litigation; Fraud:Civil; International Arbitration; Partnership


Partner at CYK


Solicitor at Osborne Clarke; Managing Associate at SJ Berwin (subsequently King & Wood Mallesons); Senior Associate and then Partner at Cooke, Young & Keidan.


British Russian Lawyers Association (BRLA); Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association (CFLA); Law Society of England and Wales; London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA); LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG); Russia and CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN).


Birkdale School, Sheffield, and the University of Bristol.

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

While specialist disputes boutique Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP has built a strong reputation for acting against banks, the firm has looked to diversify its offering in recent years, with claims against banks now making up a much smaller part of its civil fraud practice. The firm has a track record of work for clients in sectors including financial services, mining, commodities IT and energy; areas of expertise include injunctive relief, including Norwich Pharmacal, search and seizure orders and freezing injunctions. Key partners include firm founders Philip Young and Marc Keidan, Daniel Burbeary, 'real fighter' Sinead O’Callaghan and Lydia Danon, who is praised for her 'impeccable legal instincts'.

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London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP's 'team comprises a raft of highly motivated and experienced litigators operating in a tight-knit, boutique firm'. The specialist disputes boutique is highly rated for financial dispute resolution and, free of conflicts of interest, it regularly acts against many financial institutions that other firms cannot act against. Philip Young focuses on substantial fraud-related cases, including those requiring urgent injunctive steps, and Marc Keidan is particularly focused on disputes in the financial sector. Also highly regarded are Sinead O’Callaghan, Stephen Elam, Daniel Burbeary and senior associate Sam Roberts.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP 'takes on complex, commercial litigation and gets excellent results without fuss or waste'. Clients also praise  the high level of partner engagement at  the City boutique that specialises in complex and high-value commercial and financial dispute resolution.It's specialistfocus means it is free from conflicts of interest. Philip Young is a specialist in dispute resolution involving commercial and corporate matters, fraud, banking, partnerships, and insurance; Marc Keidan is well known across the high-end commercial disputes market; and Sinead O’Callaghan is particularly focused on the financial sector. Stephen Elam, Daniel Burbeary and Lydia Danon are also key litigators, and Arish Bharucha is an experienced senior associate.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP is 'an impressive disputes boutique with some excellent up-and-coming arbitration practitioners making a name for themselves in complex international disputes against much bigger opponents'. It specialises in commercial and financial disputes, and the practice is generally free of conflicts of interest. Daniel Burbeary is particularly noted for matters involving China, Russia and the CIS region, and Marc Keidan and Sinead O’Callaghan are also active practitioners. Arish Bharucha is an experienced senior associate.

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