Tara Deslandes

Head of Family Department

Tara has been working in the area of children and family law since 2004 and qualified as a solicitor in 2007.

Tara has a degree in Socio-Legal Studies and Criminology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Law.

Tara has been a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel since 2012, demonstrating her expertise in the area of family law. She was successfully re-accredited to the panel in September 2017.

Tara is also a member of Resolution, an organisation of 6,500 lawyers who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters, voluntarily adhering to a code of conduct.

Tara has been a qualified "all issues mediator" since 2012 and gained accreditation status with the Family Mediation Council in October 2019.

In her spare time Tara enjoys cooking, as well as going to the gym, cinema and theatre.