What should an in-house counsel aspire to be: a legal adviser, or a business decision maker? For Lara Oyesanya, offering a commercial view is absolutely essential.

Lara is the UK Counsel and Director, Legal at Klarna, the leading payments FinTech – and Lara was also awarded Outstanding Business Person of the Year 2018 by the leading women’s network, Forward Ladies.

Lara takes seven minutes to talk through her reflections on how to be impactful as an in-house lawyer, gleaned from a career that has spanned Barclays, HBOS and BAE Systems as well as Klarna.