Tara grew up in Oxfordshire. She graduated with a 2:1 (Honours) in law from the University of East Anglia. Tara qualified as a solicitor and worked for a large regional practice in Cheltenham handling commercial litigation work. She subsequently moved with her family to Australia where she qualified as a trademark attorney; eventually working in an in-house role. Having returned to the UK with her family in 2018 she now works with Tracey Ashford as a Solicitor within the firm.