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Arpita Dutt

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Work 020 3828 0353
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Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner

Career

Arpita is a leading expert in equality and whistleblowing law, and a tenacious litigator of high value claims. She has extensive experience of obtaining high value settlements for senior executives in professional and financial services, technology and the media in all areas of employment law.  Arpita frequently advises Directors and CEOs in complex severance negotiations.  

Arpita has niche expertise advising Doctors and Consultants in career destabilising and sensitive disciplinary, harassment, whistleblowing and contractual claims, and has conducted some of the most high-profile reported cases arising from NHS trusts/hospitals in the last five years. 

Arpita also advises SMEs in financial services, retail, manufacturing and technology, and has successfully defended a whistleblowing claim for an international financial services company. Arpita is one of 'The Lawyer's prestigious 'Hot 100' lawyers.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association and Industrial Law Society.  Also member of the Guild of Entrepreneurs.

Education

Over 16 years of experience at Underwoods (2000), Russell Jones & Walker (now Slater & Gordon) (2001-2011) (Partner 2005), and Stewarts Law (Partner from January 2012).  Co-founding Partner of BDBF in November 2012.

Leisure

Live music, art, theatre and travelling.


London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

As 'one of the leading claimant firms in the market', Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP is 'completely committed to getting the best outcomes for its clients' and is 'a well-established and competitive boutique player in the market'. Managing partner Gareth Brahams is 'both an excellent lawyer and a brilliant tactician' and 'the right man to have on your side and the wrong man to be against'; he recently represented an individual in a high-value whistleblowing claim. Clients also praise the 'impressive and committed' Arpita Dutt; 'great strategist' and financial services sector specialist Alistair French; Ruth Gamble, who is 'an absolute rock-solid choice for complex employment disputes'; the 'tenacious' Polly Rodway; the 'commercially minded' Nick Wilcox; and Cerys Williams, who 'strongly protects her client's interests'. Associate Samantha Prosser is also singled out as 'a rising star that is a real credit to the firm'.

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