Amita Dutt is a legal consultant and one of the founding members of RHTLaw Asia, with more than 30 years of experience within her practice area of Real Estate and Financial Services.
Owing to the combined strengths of her law degree and an MBA early in her career, she is able to deliver strong commercially-sound solutions to legal issues in her work which includes advising corporates and individuals in the acquisition, disposition, management, development, ownership and leasing of residential, industrial and commercial property both overseas and in Singapore. Amita also acts for banks and finance companies in lending transactions, and reviewing and drafting banking-related documents.
She brings to RHT a breadth of knowledge that spans the SEA and MENA regions with her experience in working in varied jurisdictions – Hong Kong from 1993 to 1994 as an in-house Legal Counsel for an American MNC, and Dubai, UAE, from 2008 to 2009 to develop alliances for her law firm partners.
In the last decade and counting, Amita has focused on working with private banks and their high-net-worth customers in various wealth management matters ranging from wealth accumulation and preservation to developing and implementing strategies for succession. She advises on family arrangements relating to estate planning, trust and elder law.
As a connoisseur of art and an artist herself, Amita has participated in several exhibitions, giving away her works every time to raise money for many charities. Her works have been exhibited at a variety of Singapore Galleries, the Art Expo in Malaysia, Dubai and India and at various Affordable Art Fairs in Singapore. She is also an advocate of facilitating the further development of Art Law in Singapore and Philanthropy. To add to her repertoire of specialised areas, Amita advises on art law too.