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Ed Boal
Ed Boal
Head of Legal, Shieldpay
Ed‘s professional bio / interests
Spent 13 years in private practice mainly working with fast-growth tech companies, majoring on equity investment, employee share schemes, commercial agreements, data protection and technology law issues. Now in-house as Head of Legal at award-winning B2B payments FinTech, Shieldpay. Loves contract drafting, LegalTech and LegalOps.
I’d like help with…
> Golden nuggets on scaling a legal function within a fast-growth company > Advice on how to become a trusted senior leader within the business > Building my network of in-house legal professionals
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
Really like squirrels. It's their wee bushy tails...
I live in
A career highlight
Advised the membership of Nominet, operator of the .UK namespace, on a shareholder activism campaign which resulted in the removal of the non-executive chairman, the curiously timed resignation of the CEO and removal of the entire executive board
Joined Guild
08 November, 2021