Mamta Gupta

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Mamta practices exclusively in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence acting for both Claimants and Defendants. She is consistently recognised in the legal directories. The latest entry in Chambers and Partners 2021 quotes, “An excellent and very conscientious junior.” The Legal 500 reports, ‘A strong advocate who is very thorough and always goes the extra mile.’
Mamta is dedicated to working as part of the legal team alongside her instructing solicitors and delivering a first class service whilst making a difference for her clients. Mamta is often instructed in the most delicate of cases given her sensitive and empathetic approach.
Mamta regularly works on complex matters including those involving multiple Defendants and of high value awards, both in her own right and when acting as junior with Leading Counsel.
Recommendations
“Extremely forensic - goes into every detail with a fine-tooth comb.”“Excellent with clients and experts - puts clients at ease and talks to them in a way they can understand the complex points of their claim.” “Mamta is tenacious and straight talking.” “She is an asset in challenging cases.”
Legal 500 2022 - Clinical Negligence
“She is a delight to work with and pays incredible attention to detail - she will not let any stone go unturned.” “She is very organised, thorough, and has an excellent manner with clients. She responds in a timely manner and keeps to the deadlines she sets.”
Chambers UK 2022 - Clinical Negligence
"She is very bright, responds in a timely manner and is very good with clients." "An excellent and very conscientious junior."
Chambers UK 2021 - Clinical Negligence
"A strong advocate who is very thorough and always goes the extra mile."
Legal 500 2021 - Clinical Negligence
“She’s just remarkably thorough; she really does work exceptionally hard for clients and is helpful and responsive.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Hugely impressive in cross-examination of experts.”
Legal 500 2020
“She is an impressively tenacious advocate who prepares her advice and submissions carefully. She can be relied upon to find the weaknesses in either side’s argument, which helps to head off problems later in the case.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Brilliant at cross-examining medical experts.”
Legal 500 2019
“A widely respected junior who is noted for her outstanding client skills. She comes particularly recommended for cases involving obstetrics and gynaecology. Great with clients - she does a good job of putting them at ease. She’s very easy to work with and turns work around quickly.”
Chambers UK 2018
“She fights her client’s corner with vigour.”
Legal 500 2017
Notable Cases
Re: CLL
2019-ongoing
Slip and trip case, employers liability, causing orthopaedic injury. Predictions about future LoE [Ogden 7 approach]/provisional damages claim. Claim value around GBP 150K.
Re: YH
2019-2020 with leading Counsel
RTA brain injury case. Defendant alleged fundamental dishonesty due to social media footage and secret filming showing the Claimant engaging in paintballing. Claim value would have been in excess of GBP 2 million; claim discontinued.
Re: PP
2019 – ongoing
Fatal case representing the widow of the Deceased who was hit whilst on his bicycle and died, liability admitted. Claimant and Deceased owned company which had gone under since the death; forensic accountant instructed. Claim value around GBP 350 - 500K.
Re: elK
2020 – ongoing
Claimant suffered orthopaedic, psych and tinnitus due to negligence, LoE claim flowing C’s property business - Claim value around GBP 100K.
Re: CP
2020 – ongoing
RTA case, primary liability admitted, calculating quantum of prospective business projection that both Claimants owned; forensic accountant instructed, prospective value – over GBP 300K +
Re: JR
2020 - ongoing
RTA case. Quantum is in relation to future loss of earnings claim for police officer; promotion prospects; likely claim GBP 100- 200K
Re: ZK
2018 – ongoing
CN TBI case – brain injury case, anticipated value - GBP 2million+ Claimant fell in the hospital suffering a subdural haematoma which was not identified nor treated until hours later; the Claimant is left with permanent brain injury and requires 24 hour care and new accommodation.
Re: ZC
2016- 2020
Fatal case with leading Counsel, settled at mediation with PPO, approximate value GBP 2-3m. Represented 9 Claimants in fatal oncology case against NHS Trust for failing to identify DCIS/pre-invasive cancer on a mammogram/MRI resulting in death, the Deceased, a young mother and wife with one child having autism spectrum disorder and needing 24 hour for the rest of his life;.
Re: IB
2018– 2020 - adult brain injury case with leading Counsel, settled after mediation for GBP 2.6m
Represented Claimant who suffered permanent neurological injury [central pontine myelinolysis] after NHS Trust failure to act upon low sodium levels. Claimant required 24 hours lifelong care and new accommodation;
Re: EM
2020 – ongoing – Anticipated value - GBP 5m +
Representing infant in cerebral palsy case against an NHS Trust for obstetric and neonatal negligence; Liability, causation and quantum in issue;
Re: FR
2020 – ongoing, child brain injury case
Representing Claimant for neonatal negligence in failing to identify/treat excessive bilirubin levels, Claimant developed hearing difficulties and is not meeting all developmental milestones; Liability, causation and quantum in issue;
Re: LA
2018 – ongoing – mental health fatal case
Fatal CN case – representing the widow of the Deceased who committed suicide after receiving substandard care by the mental health services. Liability, causation and quantum in issue. Anticipated value - > GBP 1 million due to dependency claim by wife and two young children.
Awards
Lincolns Inn Lord Denning Scholar [Bar Vocational Course]
Lincolns Inn Lord Wolfson Scholar [Pupillage]
Inner Temple Pegasus Scholar [New Zealand]
Memberships
Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
APIL
Associate Non Executive Director for South East Ambulance NHS Trust (Voluntary)
Trustee, the 999 Club (Voluntary)
Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Pharmacology 2(i)
Dip Law (Commendation)
Bar Vocational Course [Very Competent]
Dip International Relations [New York University]
Programme on Negotiation, [Harvard Law School]

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