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Ed Birrell

Executive Manager, Consulting

Ed advises clients in relation to regulatory strategy, enforcement, financial crime and fraud.

He has 20 years’ experience in financial services including in industry and at the regulators, in both Australia and the UK. His experience includes advising clients across the wealth, insurance, retail, and investment banking space.

Prior to joining Consulting at A&O Shearman in 2023, Ed was a Senior Investigator at ASIC, where he led a range of investigations into white collar dishonesty offences. Ed also worked at the UK FCA where he led several investigations dealing with complex criminal and regulatory matters.



LLB, Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology, 2003

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The Australian National University, 2012

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.