Lara jointly leads Flint’s competition and regulatory team. She provides strategic and technical advice to a wide range of clients with particular focus in network industries (telecoms and postal services), as well as the technology and financial services sectors. She is based in London.
Lara has over 20 years’ experience in UK competition and regulation, having worked both in regulatory agencies and in consulting. Before joining Flint, Lara was a Director at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), leading complex inquiries in the Markets and Mergers Directorate. She has also been a Director of Ofcom, the UK telecoms and media regulator. During this time, she chaired the Remedies Expert Working Group of the Body of the European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and contributed to the formulation of European telecoms policy.
Earlier in her career she worked as a consultant for Deloitte (formerly Arthur Andersen) and LECG.