Tamara has recently obtained a joint B.C.L./LL.B. degree from McGill University. Tamara also holds a Russian law degree from the Saint-Petersburg State University and an LL.M. from the University of Alabama. Prior to moving to Canada in 2012, she practised Russian law for several years working as an associate in the Moscow office of a global American law firm. Tamara participated in numerous large-scale international M&A transactions and focused on foreign investments in real estate in Russia that included the projects related to the Sochi Olympics. During her time in Moscow, she gained experience in general corporate, environmental and real estate matters.
In her free time, Tamara enjoys cooking, travelling, and skiing.