Lara Oyesanya is the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Zepz with functional responsibility for legal, data privacy and the secretariat. Previously, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at Contis, senior legal counsel at Barclays and BAE Systems, a divisional counsel at RAC plc, a legal director at HBOS (Lloyds Banking Group) and Group Head of Legal at Lex (Lex Autolease). Lara is a solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales as well as a barrister, Supreme Court of Nigeria. A contributing editor, Lexis Nexis Encyclopaedia of Banking Law and a consulting editorial board member, LexisPSL Financial Services. Lara is a law graduate (LL.B Hons) of the University of Lagos and holds an LL.M in Comparative Company Law.