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Tara Taylor

Call: 2015   

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Practice Overview

Tara is developing a broad commercial chancery practice, spanning Chambers’ main practice areas. She regularly appears as sole counsel in the High Court and County Court, as well as being instructed as part of a larger team. Tara’s practice also involves a wide range of advisory work and she has experience in both domestic and international disputes.

Recent examples of notable work include:

  • Acting as sole counsel in the High Court to discharge an injunction imposed in the context of the administration of an estate
  • Acting for a defendant in a multi-million pound Russian law fraud claim brought by a Russian bank against three of its former directors, led by Tim Penny QC
  • Advising offshore trustees as to the enforceability of a foreign judgment
  • Successfully obtaining default judgment granting a new tenancy of business premises under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Acting as sole counsel in the High Court in an application to remove the executor of an estate
  • Advising on the beneficial ownership of residential property arising under a common intention constructive trust
  • Advising an estate management company in relation to breach of covenants by the freeholder
  • Regular appearances in winding up and bankruptcy proceedings

Tara joined Chambers in 2017 upon successful completion of her pupillage. Her pupil supervisors were Tiffany Scott, Jonathan Davey QC, Jonathan Hilliard QC, Marcia Shekerdemian QC, James Bailey and Emer Murphy

Prior to commencing pupillage, Tara spent several months working for a Senior Counsel at a top-tier chambers in Hong Kong.

Tara studied Oriental Studies (Chinese) at Oxford University, graduating in 2011 with a first-class degree. She was a Domus scholar and recipient of the Brian Wilson Scholarship for academic excellence, as well as numerous other prizes. Tara went on to obtain a distinction on the GDL and was subsequently graded outstanding on the BPTC.

Tara is a Lord Denning scholar at Lincoln’s Inn and recipient of both the Hardwicke Entrance Award and Buchanan Prize