Senior Legal Counsel


Tara Marie Evans


Senior Legal Counsel of the Commission, Tara Marie Rose, L.L.B., L.L.M.,

Admitted to the Jamaican Bar in 2002, Mrs. Rose has a Master of Laws from the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, 2000 and is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, Bachelor of Laws, 1999.

Joining the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in June 2008, as Senior Legal Counsel, Mrs. Rose is responsible for advising and representing the Commission on legal matters and leading on the development of its legal framework, adjudicative processes and investigative practice in compliance with WTO and Public International Law. She shares responsibility with her colleagues at the Commission and at the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce for timely and accurate support of the Commissioners in adjudication of trade remedy cases and promoting Jamaica’s development of coherent jurisprudence in Trade Remedies and related areas of international trade law.

Mrs. Rose comes to the Commission as an accomplished Senior Legal Officer from the Legal Reform Department, one of four legal departments of the Government of Jamaica. Her role there included advising and liaising with Government Ministries, departments and agencies on a range of diverse legal issues. She conducted research, produced law reform proposals, advised on statutory interpretation, commented on Bills, legislation, administrative practice and procedures and attended Parliament, Joint Select Committees and Legislation Committee in an advisory capacity.

Mrs. Rose also lectures in International Law, Human Rights Law and Business Law and has consulted to Jamaica Trade and Invest (JTI, formerly Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)).