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Ed Goold

Ed Goold
+44 (0)7909 525 871

Ed is a technology-focused in-house lawyer with hands on experience working with start-ups and scale-ups in the enterprise SaaS space. He is adept at taking care of the full range of legal issues that growing tech businesses encounter, from getting deals done quickly and efficiently, to hiring, to IP protection and exploitation, fundraising and more. He has particular experience of putting the fundamentals of a legal strategy in place with a limited budget.

Ed takes a pro-active and commercial approach, assisted by his experience of being a COO in the past. His advice is practical and accessible, focusing on priorities, efficiencies, risk and budget management to add real value. Ed also attended the Makers Academy intensive coding school prior to working in-house in the tech sector so has a detailed understanding of tech development and how apps are built too.

Useful to know:

Ed is a keen poet and regularly performs his poetry at various open mic nights in the London area. He is also an equally passionate surfer but with unfortunately a little less opportunity to put those skills to use!

Worked with:

Ed was General Counsel, COO /Chief Risk Officer at Ohalo and Legal Adviser at the Government Legal Department. He’s worked in private practice at Nabarro, Allen & Overy and Bristows (where he trained and qualified) and has worked on secondment at RBS and Sony Playstation Europe.

What Ed's clients say:

Ed contributed greatly to building our business from an early stage to where it is now post Series A, ensuring sound legal foundations, and pitching in to help in almost every aspect of our business. His energy was infectious in the team and I would have no hesitation in recommending him for a legal, risk, or operations role.

CEO - Ohalo

Ed has helped us with our commercial agreements and general legal and compliance queries. He is pragmatic, responsive and personable and I would recommend LegalEdge and the team to any scaling business.

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