Ripple GC leaves blockchain network to join crypto-payments startup as legal chief

Former PayPal and eBay lawyer takes new GC role amid legal claims against blockchain network

The general counsel of prominent US blockchain network Ripple Labs has left the company to join cryptopayments company Celo.

Brynly Llyr, who has led Ripple’s legal team out of San Francisco for the past two years, is joining Celo as general counsel. She is also a former in-house lawyer at PayPal and eBay, and spent more than five years at US firm O’Melveny & Myers.

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