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 2020 quotes, “She’s just remarkably thorough; she really does work exceptionally hard for clients and is helpful and responsive.” The Legal 500 reports, ‘hugely impressive in cross examination of experts’.
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. She is regularly led.
Mamta works on all stages of a case from the initial risk assessment and drafting of the letters of claim/response to round table meetings and trial. She is regularly in Court attending all interlocutory hearings and trial as well as working with experts and advising in conference. She also has a substantial paperwork practice.
Recommendations
“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
“A widely respected junior, she is noted for her outstanding client skills and dedication. She is frequently instructed in cases involving obstetrics and gynaecology. 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
Notable Cases
Recent cases include,
RTA – representing Claimant who suffered severe traumatic brain injury, requires round the clock care and supervision, liability admitted, causation and quantum in issue. Each party’s experts differ significantly on causation. Anticipated value over 1m GBP – Led.
EL case – representing Claimant who suffered serious injury to wrist requiring fusion surgery, liability admitted, causation issues impacting on future loss of earnings and provisional damages; value around 250K GBP.
Fatal CN case – young mother and wife died, after delayed diagnosis of breast cancer; causation and quantum in issue; there are seven dependants, one with autism spectrum disorder who requires 24 hour care. Value around 6m GBP. Led.
Gynaecological CN case – Claimant suffered perforation to the bladder during surgery to remove ectopic pregnancy causing life changing permanent injuries, matter settled at 850K GBP just prior to trial;
Wrongful birth case – Claimant mother was not advised about relevant testing during antenatal period and gave birth to baby with Downs syndrome; liability admitted potential claim value of over 10m GBP. Led.
CN TBI case - 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.
CN brain injury case – the Claimant was negligently discharged before low sodium levels were identified; she suffered central pontine myelinolysis and requires 24 hour care and new accommodation. Led.
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
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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