Tara is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Senior Associate at Power & Associates. She holds a B.A. and LL.B degrees from the University of Cape Town and an LL.M. in Information and Communications Law from the University of Witwatersrand.
Before joining Power & Associates, Tara completed her articles of clerkship at a civil litigation firm. Thereafter she worked at Corruption Watch (2018-20), a civil society organisation, where she engaged in strategic litigation to bring about greater accountability and the achievement of human rights. Tara is still concerned with issues around accountability and transparency and assists clients with the development of good governance processes.
Tara presently also acts as a Senior Associate at ALT Advisory (2020-).
Tara focuses on constitutional and administrative law and information rights and media law, with a focus on data protection and the right to privacy. She is particularly interested in understanding the implications of technology and artificial intelligence on the changing scope of the right to privacy.
B.A. (Rhodes University), LL.B. (University of Cape Town).
LL.M. in Information and Communications Law (University of the Witwatersrand).
Short Course in Government Contracts and Procurement Law (University of Cape Town).
Tara Davis, ‘Commission-weary South Africans can take heart from High Court Judgment overturning Seriti arms deal inquiry’ (6 September 2019) Maverick Citizen.
Tara Davis, ‘Guns, lies, politics: seeking a judicial inquiry into arms deal’s whitewash commission’ ( 16 June 2019) Sunday Times.