Partner and Head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Department


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Practice areas:

Investment funds

Industry sectors:

Investment management

Tara practises Irish financial services law and advises many of the world's leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies, broker-dealers and corporations carrying on business in Ireland or through Irish vehicles. Tara has extensive experience in advising a wide range of domestic and international clients on the structuring, establishment, marketing and sale of financing and investment vehicles and products in Ireland and other jurisdictions.

Diversity is a core value at Matheson and building a diverse and inclusive workplace is a key strategic business priority for the firm. Our Commitment is the roadmap for the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy with the initial focus on the core areas of multiculturalism and social mobility; gender; generational; family and working parents; disability and LGBTQ+. The firm has successfully established a range of initiatives under each of the pillars and these awards further highlight the strength and depth of expertise across Matheson’s many practice areas. Tara is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee.

To find out more about D&I at Matheson, visit here.


Tara’s recent advisory work has been focused on the EU ESG Action Plan and its impact on Irish financial market participants and investment funds. Tara was a member of the Council of Irish Funds, the representative body for the Irish funds industry from 2015 to 2019 and served as Chair for the 2017/2018 term. Tara currently serves as Chair of the Irish Funds ESG Policy, Legal & Regulatory Working Group. Tara has also advised extensively in relation to her clients’ Brexit planning, including the establishment of Irish financial services providers and Irish domiciled investment fund products. In addition Tara has advised in relation to the merger of fund management companies, including on a cross-border basis.  

  • International Bar Association
  • Past Chair of Irish Funds

  • London School of Economics (LLM)
  • Trinity College Dublin (LLB)