Tara is a partner and co-head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group at Arthur Cox. Tara has extensive experience in advising leading asset managers and fund promoters both globally and domestically in the structuring, establishment, management and sale of a wide variety of investment funds in the UCITS and AIF space. Tara advises those funds, their management companies, servicing operations and directors on their regulation, compliance and corporate governance requirements. She has also advised on a number of large asset management group and platform amalgamations. In particular, Tara has in-depth knowledge on the establishment, organisational structures, internal processes, and legal and regulatory obligations of Irish domiciled ETFs.
Tara has a particular expertise in ETFs and is the secretary of the Women in ETFs Global Governance Committee. Founded in 2014, Women in ETFs is the first women’s group for the ETF industry and brings together over 5,600 members across the world.
Tara is also a former member of EFAMA’s ETF working group and the council of Irish Funds and is recognised as a leading lawyer by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Tara is a regular speaker at international and domestic conferences and a contributor to international journals and publications.