Veryan is a consultant within the Safeguarding Unit, with a particular focus on safeguarding in schools. Previously she was a Partner of the Family team at Farrer & Co.
Veryan is a Governor of Downe House School and of a local primary school, where she is the safeguarding lead. As of 1 July, she is also the Safeguarding Governor at St Paul’s School where she chairs the Safeguarding Committee. She is a trustee of the Nicola Benedetti Foundation.
Veryan began training with Farrer & Co in 1997, and was made a partner in 2005. She spent time living in both Tokyo and Hong Kong with her family before returning to the firm as a consultant in 2016. She studied at Gonville & Cauis College, Cambridge.