Veryan Exelby


Veryan Exelby

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Veryan trained with Farrer & Co and qualified into the Family team in 1999. She was made a partner in 2005. She spent four years living in Tokyo with her family from 2006-2010, and a further period in Hong Kong from 2011 to 2014. She has now returned to the firm as a Consultant. She is a Governor of Downe House.


Gonville & Cauis College, Cambridge



Veryan has a diverse range of clients and advises on all areas of family law, including divorce and separation (often with an international element), issues relating to children (including applications for leave to remove children permanently from the jurisdiction, disputes regarding contact and residence), pre- and post-marital agreements and more general legal advice in relation to personal affairs.

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Veryan regularly advises head teachers and schools on family law issues where pupils are involved. She has spoken at conferences and written for educational briefings.

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