Ms Tara Davenport
Instructor, NUS Faculty of Law
Tara Davenport is currently a JSD Candidate at Yale Law School focusing on the institutional governance of seabed resources. She received an LLM from Yale Law School in 2014 where she was awarded the Jerome Sayles Hess Prize for International Law. She also has an LLM in Maritime Law from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an LLB from the London School of Economics. She is a qualified Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore. Tara received the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship in 2014 and a Fulbright Scholarship in 2013.
Tara worked as a shipping lawyer at Rajah and Tann, as well as in a shipping company, before joining the Centre for International Law at NUS where she worked as a Research Fellow. Her teaching experience includes serving as a co-tutor for Ocean Law and Policy at NUS as well as a tutor for the Maritime Delimitation Workshops organized by the International Boundary Research Unit, Durham University.