Somdutta has over 10 years of experience in the commercial dispute resolution practice. His specialisation includes domestic and international arbitrations, constitutional law, commercial laws, insolvency and bankruptcy laws, debt recovery, and white-collar offences.
Somdutta has advised clients in a number of arbitrations, including a large range of construction contract-related disputes. He has acted for some major mining giants, EPC contractors, and energy companies, amongst others, in ad hoc arbitrations as well as arbitrations under SIAC rules. He has also been involved in many insolvency matters before various Benches of the NCLT as well as the NCLAT, in which capacity he has advised some major banks and financial institutions in India, as well as defending insolvency applications on behalf of several corporate debtors.
Somdutta regularly appears before the Calcutta High Court as well as other Courts and Tribunals across the country, including the NCLTs, DRTs, and MSME Facilitation Councils. He has also successfully contested a number of tender matters before various High Courts.
Somdutta graduated from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in 2012. He has previously worked at Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. and also had a brief stint as an independent practitioner before joining the Firm in 2015.
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