Tara Kelly

Tara Kelly

Ireland, Dublin
Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran
Profession: Lawyer, Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Competition, Law Practice


Tara is a Partner and Head of Mason Hayes & Curran's Competition & Antitrust team. Tara’s primary areas of practice are competition law and investment screening.  Tara advises on complex merger control, investigations, the intersection between competition law / GDPR and digital markets, leniency applications, dawn raids, compliance, and FDI. She represents clients from a broad range of industries including financial services, technology, energy, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage.




AntitrustAbuse of DominanceCartelsCommercial agreementsMerger ControlInvestigationsData regulations


Mason Hayes & Curran

Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran

February 2017 - Present • Dublin, Ireland

Partner and Head of Mason Hayes & Curran's Competition & Antitrust team, advising on all aspects of competition law and Ireland's new investment screening regime.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

5 years 4 mth • September 2011 - January 2017 • New York, United States

Antitrust Associate in Simpson Thacher's NY and London offices, advising on US competition litigation, EU competition law investigations, and EU merger control.
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