Veryan is a senior counsel within the Safeguarding Unit, with a particular focus on safeguarding in schools. Previously she was a partner of the Family team at Farrer & Co. Alongside client work, Veryan runs the firm's annual Governor and DSL Training days as well as events for AGBIS.
Veryan is a Governor of Downe House School, and she is the Safeguarding Governor at St Paul’s School and of a local primary school. She is a Trustee of the Nicola Benedetti Foundation and she volunteers weekly at a family law clinic in West London.
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 in 2016. She studied at Gonville & Cauis College, Cambridge.