Derin trained and qualified into the corporate tax team at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, before later joining the tax team at Norton Rose Fulbright. Throughout her legal career, Derin has advised on a wide range of domestic and cross-border tax matters including M&A, real estate, funds and restructurings. During her time in private practice, Derin went on two secondments, including a six month secondment to AIG as part of their W&I underwriting team. Derin graduated from the University of Warwick with a 2:1 Bachelor of Laws and completed both her legal training and LLM at Kaplan Law School (as it was then known). Derin joined Ryan Specialty Transactional Risks International in February 2022.