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Dushal Mehta, Partner

Dushal Mehta, Partner, Fieldfisher

Dushal Mehta is a Partner in the Personal Injury department and is recognised in the legal directories for his expertise in all aspects of personal injury work. He acts exclusively for individuals involved in accidents and acts for clients in the UK and abroad.

Dushal is recognised in the legal directories for his expertise and client handling skills.

Chambers and Partners 2019 – 'he's very knowledgeable and gets brilliant results'

Legal 500 2019 – 'an exceptional lawyer' with 'excellent' client-handling skills'

Chambers and Partners 2018 – 'excellent Dushal Mehta…very thorough, patient and hard-working.'

Dushal's cases focus on:

  • Brain Injury
  • Serious Orthopaedic Injury
  • Fatal Accident Claims
  • Psychiatric Injury
  • Industrial Diseases

Dushal is regularly asked to take on cases from other law firms and also has a significant professional negligence practice as he often has to bring claims against other lawyers for their mishandling of personal injury claims.

Dushal is regularly instructed to deal with high value and complex serious injury cases (often fatal cases) and is recognised for his work in this field. He has been acting for personal injury victims for over 13 years and has been involved in some very high profile cases. Dushal's serious injury practice has a focus on rehabilitation and ensuring that severely injured claimants receive the immediate and essential medical and financial support they need.

Dushal has recently appeared in the Court of Appeal and acted in the successful appeal relating to the application of Qualified One Way Costs Shifting in personal injury claims brought against statutory bodies/insurers (Howe v Motor Insurers' Bureau).

Some of the notable cases that Dushal has recently been involved in and is currently working on are:

  • Acting for many of the victims of the Finsbury Park and Westminster Bridge terrorist attacks
  • Seven figure settlement for an individual assaulted whilst working at a Youth Offenders Institute resulting in severe head injuries
  • Significant settlement for an aspiring boxer Justyn Page who suffered a very serious anaphylactic shock after being given a drink containing nuts despite his allergies
  • Multi million pound settlement against a large car manufacturer for a victim who suffered a severe brain injury as a result of falling from a ladder at work
  • Six figure settlement for a Romanian national working and living in the UK who was almost killed in a road traffic accident
  • £1 million recovered for a Professor involved in a Road Traffic Accident which resulted in him suffering with chronic pain and not being able to return to his job or continue with his own business

Dushal is regularly asked to speak at training sessions for other lawyers and is regularly quoted in the legal and national press for the work he does for his clients. He has appeared on and taken part in interviews to discuss his cases and the law on Radio 4, BBC London Radio, BBC London News and other media outlets.

Dushal also has a substantial asbestos disease practice and has built up an excellent reputation for achieving substantial settlements for his clients. He recovers well over £2 million in damages for his asbestos disease clients each year. He often deals with challenging and ground breaking cases. His case of Godbert v MOD remains the leading authority in asbestosis cases. He has also built up a reputation for taking on novel cases. Dushal regularly contributes to seminars and annual training sessions.

Testimonials from some of Dushal's clients:

Dushal was always there for me throughout the duration of the claim. He provided me with lots of encouragement and thanks to his determination and support we were able to secure a very positive settlement. The money will go towards providing much needed care for my sister.

Sharon Goggin

Over the course of the claim, Dushal showed me a great deal of respect and courtesy. He gave me a very personal and professional service and was always available when I needed to speak to him.

Betty Johnson

You have achieved a wonderful result and I shall be eternally grateful to you and Fieldfisher for persevering on my behalf.

Mrs Reeves

You handled everything with such kindness and thoroughness, which made a difficult process much easier. Your company can be very proud of your commitment to their clients. If I find myself having to recommend you, I will do it with pleasure.

Mrs Wisdom

Dushal Mehta is very knowledgeable, informative and professional. From our first meeting in my home he provided a first class service which I cannot fault during the most horrific stage in my life.

Mr Jenkins

 

Contact Dushal

If you would like to discuss a potential case with Dushal, please don’t hesitate to call him on 020 7861 4033 or email dushal.mehta@fieldfisher.com