Mamta Gupta

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Mamta acts on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants in the full scope of personal injury matters.
Mamta also has an extensive paper practice advising at all stages of litigation, drafting statements of case and advising on quantum. Mamta is also regularly instructed to act in exaggerated claims cases, staged accident cases, low velocity impact cases and bogus passenger claims.
Mamta works together with solicitors at the earliest stage of proceedings advising on strategy and tactics and is often instructed to test the credibility of the witnesses in conference and draft robust pleadings as well as provide representation at trial.
Other Information
Mamta sits on the Retention sub-committee for the Equality and Diversity Committee at the Bar Council.
Before joining the Bar, Mamta worked in the City as a Management Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers for 2 years and on the Africa Desk at the Foreign Commonwealth Office for 15 months [including going on mission]. Mamta also taught English in Tokyo for 15 months.
Languages - Proficient Hindi and French, [Diploma, Universite Stendhal, Grenoble and Diplomatic French Diploma, FCO]. Basic Japanese.
Inquest Work
Failure of mental health trust to provide appropriate care to teenager leading to suicide by hanging - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/28/concerns-teenager-killed-himself-after-leaving-hospital-john-partridge - http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/7113503/Suicidal-teen-killed-himself-just-hours-after-inexperienced-junior-doctor-let-him-discharge-himself-from-hospital.html
Failure of Mental Health Trust to provide adequate Care to man sectioned under s3 MHA leading to death by hanging. - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-31067350
Failure of Mental Health Trust to treat depression resulting in suicide [hanging]. - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-21517763
Criticism of NHS out-of hours service following death of boy. - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-13133652
Accident of supermarket vehicle inspector who died of catastrophic brain injuries. - http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/8961264._I_wish_he_could_have_known_my_son_better_/
Mechanic died of catastrophic head injuries at work. - http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Inadequate-training-blamed-work-death/story-18543192-detail/story.html#axzz2SuYkZITm
Recommendations
A widely respected junior, she is noted for her outstanding client skills and dedication. She is frequently instructed in cases involving obstetrics and gynaecology. Strengths: "She's empathetic and you feel that she will go the extra mile for the clients." "Always delivers what she promises."
Chambers UK 2017
Sources highlight her exemplary client care and her skilled handling of sensitive gynaecological and obstetric cases. A well-respected advocate, she is predominantly instructed on behalf of claimants. Strengths: "She is excellent in gynaecological cases and great with clients, she does a good job of putting clients at ease.” "She is very easy to work with and turns work around quickly.”
Chambers UK 2016
A clinical negligence specialist whose practice focusses predominantly on representing claimants. She is noted for her work with female claimants on complex and sensitive cases. "She has a really good eye for detail."
Chambers UK 2015
Notable Cases
Re: TS – (2016 -) with Leading Counsel. Cerebral Palsy case; causation and quantum in issue
Re: JL – (2016 - ) Fatal case where young wife/mother died after failures to treat sepsis, liability and quantum in issue – claim value around £650K
Re: JG – (2015 -) with Leading Counsel. Erbs Palsy case, liability and causation in issue, compounding factor – no medical records of the delivery.
Re: B – fatal case where failures in treating sepsis resulted in death – claim settled at £120K
Re: PD – (2014-) Delay in diagnosis of patellae malposition resulting in permanent disability in a wheelchair – claim value around £950K, proceeding to JSM
Re: SC - (2014) with Leading Counsel. Gynaecological case settled at £600K. Issue was that the Claimant's prognosis for recovery was disputed and could only be confirmed upon the Claimant undergoing a PMP. Matter settled at JSM before Claimant entered into PMP
Re: JL - (2012) with Leading Counsel. Erbs Palsy settled at £700K. Defendant admitted failure to carry out caesarean section given pathological CTG traces. Issue was whether the Claimant also suffered brain damage as a result of a prolonged period of hypoxia during labour. The case settled on the basis that no brain damage had been suffered
Re: PF - (2012) with Leading Counsel. Tetraplegic case. Liability was admitted and outstanding issue was causation and quantum. Work involved assimilating C&P evidence including case management and accommodation claims to value the claim.
Awards
Lincolns Inn Lord Denning Scholar [Bar Vocational Course]
Lincolns Inn Lord Wolfson Scholar [Pupillage]
Inner Temple Pegasus Scholar [New Zealand]
Memberships
AvMA
Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Pharmacology 2(i)
Dip Law (Commendation)
Dip International Relations [New York University]