Deepshikha Dutt is a commercial and civil litigator in Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. Her practice focuses on professional liability, class actions and insurance-related matters primarily dealing with directors and officers (D&O), and errors and omissions (E&O) liability.
Deepshikha represents individuals and companies in a variety of commercial and insurance related disputes, including shareholder disputes, oppression claims, securities litigation involving secondary market misrepresentations, and negligent misrepresentations in offering statements and private placements. In a recent Superior Court decision, Deepshikha was part of the successful team representing the D&Os of a financial institution in an eight-week trial involving issues of fraud, negligence and negligent misrepresentation in an offering statement. Deepshikha has experience on advising clients on various coverage matters, which include matters relating to CGL coverage, environmental coverage, D&O coverage, and priority issues involving multi-jurisdictional and multi-entity insurance policies.
Deepshikha has appeared before all levels of court and administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Racing Commission, Ministry of Environment and the Ontario Securities Commission, in matters involving issues of professional negligence, product liability, fire loss real estate, copyrights, financial schemes, environmental issues and complex class actions brought under the Class Action legislation.
To complement her robust litigation practice, Deepshikha has an active alternate dispute resolution practice, where she represents clients in arbitrations and mediations. Deepshikha is involved in several pro bono projects in which the Firm participates.
Deepshikha is also a licenced lawyer in India with the Bar Council of India.