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Mamata Dutta

Mamata is a Partner in the General Liability and Medical team.

Mamata's work covers complex personal injury cases involving fatalities and/or catastrophic injury, Product Liability claims, policy coverage and incidents involving health and safety / environmental investigations.

Mamata advises clients who are being investigated by various enforcement authorities including the Police, Health & Safety Executive, Local Authorities, Trading Standards and Fire Authorities. 

She also advises clients on a range of product liability issues, including liability claims and issues surrounding product recall.


Relevant work

  • R v Counsel- successful defence of a fireworks operator originally charged with seven counts of manslaughter (subsequently dropped) who was acquitted at Bristol Crown Court of an offence under section 3(2) of the Health & Safety Work Act 1974 arising from the tragic crash on the M5 motorway in November 2011
  • Representation of an individual investigated for Gross Negligence Manslaughter – no charges brought
  • Advising a client in relation to their potential liability arising from a food product which had been contaminated.
  • Representing a client during an investigation for breach of an environmental permit.
  • Representing clients in relation to an incident which rendered the Claimant quadriplegic following a fall from height.

Directory quotes

  • "Rising Star" in Health & Safety (Legal 500, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023),
  • "Up and Coming" (Chambers and Partners, 2021 and 2022) 

Health and Safety:

  • "Mamata Dutta always achieves the best results – her clients respect her clear and focused advice and opponents admire her attention-to-detail and mastery of every case." - Legal 500 UK 2024
  • Band 5 individual ranking (Chambers and Partners, 2023).
  • "Superb, very knowledgeable, excellent to work with and great judgement" – Legal 500 UK 2023
  • "Blends towering intellect with extensive court experience. Always achieves the best outcomes." – Legal 500 UK 2023
  • "Mamata is very personable and responsive, with good experience in the area." – Chambers UK 2023
  • "She is thorough and personable." - Chambers UK 2022
  • "She is genuinely brilliant. She was so detailed in her understanding and knowledge of the evidence." - Chambers UK 2021
  • "Mamata Dutta is a real litigator, with a huge wealth of experience, thoughtful and diligent. Her client skills are excellent and her mastery of case information second to none. Highly sought after in difficult, fatal accident investigations." - The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Mamata Dutta has an "easy charm which belies a tenacious desire to ensure the very best outcome for her clients." - Chambers UK 2020

Other fields: 

  • "Mamata Dutta has astonishing intellect and judgment. Always adds real value to a case and is an inspirational team leader." - Personal Injury: Defendant, Legal 500 UK 2023 
  • "Mamata Dutta: tenacious, clever and charming" – Defendant Product Liability, Legal 500 UK 2023
  • "Mamata Dutta has astonishing intellect and judgment. Always adds real value to a case and is an inspirational team leader." – Defendant Personal Injury, Legal 500 UK 2023


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