Tom Brown

Tom Brown

Legal Director, Head of Legal UK and Ireland, Paypal

Overview

Tom is an English-qualified solicitor and New York-qualified attorney. He has been the head of PayPal’s UK and Ireland Legal team for over 7 years. The PayPal UK Limited recently won 2018 Legal 500 Technology Team of the Year. Tom previously worked as a payments law specialist at Pinsent Masons and Addleshaw Goddard, focussing on financial service regulations, large financial services outsourcing agreements and setting up a variety of card and mobile payment solutions. Tom also worked in-house with Total System Services, Inc and consulting firm Accenture. He completed secondments with RBS WorldPay, working in their merchant acquiring business, and has been involved in many of the UK’s largest card processing and merchant acquiring deals of the last 10 years. Tom received his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina Law School, holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Stirling and is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews.