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Tara O’Halloran

Call: 2015

At Old Square Chambers "barristers are approachable, reasonable and practical, with those same qualities being instilled in the clerks."

Chambers & Partners 2018

Old Square Chambers houses "true experts in employment law," who are "quite simply brilliant."

Legal 500 2017


Tara is developing a broad practice in all areas of Chambers’ expertise with particular focus on employment, personal injury and clinical negligence.

Prior to joining Chambers, Tara read English Literature & Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin where she was an active member of the debating and Gaelic football teams. She has maintained her love of sport and currently plays for Leyton Orient.


  • English Literature & Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin (First Class)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, City University, London (Commendation)
  • BPTC, Kaplan Law School, London (Very Competent)


  • Lord Diplock Scholarship, Middle Temple
  • Trinity College, Dublin Entrance Exhibition Award


  • 2014, Semi-Finalist, European Court of Human Rights Moot, Strasbourg (Captain)
  • 2010, Winner, UCD IV N. Debating Competition, University College, Dublin
  • 2010, Finalist, Philosophical Society M. Debating Competition, Trinity College, Dublin
  • 2006, Irish Representative, Harvard Model United Nations Conference
  • 2006, Winner, Model United Nations National Final

Professional Recommendations


Employment & Discrimination

Personal Injury & Inquests

Clinical Negligence

Client Care

Recent and current work

Key contacts

Evie Cocker

Junior Team Leaders Assistant
Evie Cocker Telephone Clerk020 7269 0300 Email Clerk
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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755


Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532