Kumar Parmar, Dev
Dev Kumar Parmar is an international sports lawyer and an FA Registered Intermediary (English FA). He was Called to the Bar by The Honorable Society of the Inner Temple, and has previous experience in Criminal Defence.
Working on all aspects of representation, management and legal advice, Dev assists top class athletes and coaches from the English Premier League down, and in other key countries. Dev's key role within the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League in 2014 also marks him as an important connection within the region.
Dev has appeared as a seminar leader at various institutions including both Cambridge and Oxford Universities and London School of Economics. In addition, he has been called to speak at the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales, and works with a number of London boroughs and community groups on providing various courses surrounding the legal profession. Dev has also been invited to speak in Brasil, Bulgaria, Iceland and India amongst nations.
In 2012 Dev was nominated for both the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games ‘Inspiring Person in the Community’ Award, and as a Barclays ‘Future Black Leader’ for the Top 100 of 2013.
Furthermore, Dev has set up ‘To A Degree’, in order to widen access to the legal profession, and has managed to successfully obtain placements for a number of promising students over the past years. Dev is a mentor to dozens of students and young professionals across the country.