Tara is a Solicitor in our Corporate and Commercial Department having joined Tanner De Witt in September 2016 and completed her training contract.
Tara graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. During her degree, she went on an exchange program to the Tecnológico de Monterrey and moved to Hong Kong to earn her Juris Doctor (Hons) from City University of Hong Kong. During her JD degree Tara had the opportunity to study European Competition Law at University College, Oxford University. She earned her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) and graduated with Dean’s List from City University of Hong Kong.
Tara has experience advising and drafting various corporate and commercial documents such as shareholder agreements, reverse vesting agreements, employment contracts and service agreements, term sheets for startups in respect of seed or Series A investment rounds, subscription agreements, employee incentive plans (including master share option plans and notional unit grant agreements) for companies to incentivise key employees and non-disclosure agreements for the health sector and technology sector. She has also advised on personal data privacy matters and drafted privacy policies for companies. As part of the corporate and commercial offerings, Tara also advises in respect of Immigration law and prepares various types of Immigration applications for our clients.
Tara is a native English and French speaker. She is also proficient in Spanish.