Provided by Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP
What the team is known for Well-known litigation boutique with a focus on the banking and finance world. Experienced handling fraud claims, as well as injunctive action. Represents individual and corporate clients in investigations, litigation and arbitrations on both a domestic and international level.
Strengths A source speaks highly of "the technical skill that they're bringing to cases" and also adds: "The team is demonstrating that they're able to compete against and be as effective as the very largest firms."
Another interviewee reports: "In terms of boutique litigation firms, they're my go-to recommendation. They're all extremely good lawyers."
Work highlight Represented Yoshiki Ohmura as the third defendant in proceedings issued by a UK fund manager for Libyan capital investment fund FM Capital Partners. The claims centre around allegations of unlawful means conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duties with regard to the defendants' roles in the structuring of various complex structured products and investments.
Philip Young is described by sources as "a brilliant litigator" and "an extremely intellectual lawyer who is prepared to run with some very novel and innovative ideas to great effect." He is highly respected for his ability to manage large corporate and banking disputes, including those with significant allegations of fraud