Deven is an experienced lawyer and joined Reed Smith in 2013 to head up a newly created Client Development function. Deven was an associate at Linklaters following which he worked as a Prosecutor and acquired his Higher Rights audience. Deven made a number of positive changes in his role as a Borough Prosecutor resulting in a number of successes which got him the accolade of being branded as the “New Face of the CPS” by the Times Newspaper. After having worked at 3 Magic Circle law firms, Deven joined Reed Smith and implemented the firm’s first global client programme and the first client insights programme. Deven works very closely with the firm’s ex-Asia Managing Partner to meet clients and to help drive change using the intelligence and insights obtained from them. Deven spends a considerable amount of time at Reed Smith’s US offices meeting clients and is a big advocate for change & innovation.
- Brunel University, 1996, LL.B.
- England and Wales